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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 59723
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Date:29-APR-2009
Time:14:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic B772 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 777-28EER
Owner/operator:Asiana Airlines
Registration: HL-7700
C/n / msn: 30859/403
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 179
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Unknown
Location:Near Seattle, WA -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Seattle (SEA)
Destination airport:Seoul (ICN)
Narrative:
Asiana Flight No. 271 had taken off from Seattle-Tacoma International on a flight to South Korea only minutes before flames were seen coming from one of its engines. Witnesses on the ground reported hearing explosions.
The aircraft dumped fuel over Puget Sound before landing back at Seattle.
There were no reports of injuries. The Boeing was able to taxi to the ramp under its own power.

Sources:

Straits Times.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Apr-2009 19:53 angels one five Added
30-Apr-2009 00:01 angels one five Updated
30-Apr-2009 11:25 harro Updated

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