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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 34427
Last updated: 24 October 2017
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B772 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 777-2B5ER
Owner/operator:Korean Air
Registration: HL7750
C/n / msn: 34209
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 138
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: None
Location:São Paulo, Brazil (GRU) -   Brazil
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:GRU
Destination airport:ICN
At 13:48LT, Korean Air flight KE012 departed from Cumbica Int'l Airport (GRU), at São Paulo, Brazil, to Seoul (ICN), South Korea with 1 stop at Los Angeles (LAX), USA. Shortly after take off, birds were ingested by one of the engines. The Capitain flew over Santos to dump fuel, and returned to Cumbica, landing at 14:33LT with no further problems. None of the 138 passengers was injured. The aircraft was sent in to maintenance before the next flight.


Revision history:

07-Oct-2008 21:01 Comte Pole Added
21-Dec-2016 17:40 Updated [Narrative]

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