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Last updated: 15 April 2021
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Fecha:domingo 28 mayo 1995
Hora:23:48
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic B744 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 747-467
Operador:Cathay Pacific Airways
Registración: VR-HOX
Numéro de série: 24955/877
Año de Construcción: 1991-09-11 (3 years 9 months)
Motores: 4 Rolls-Royce RB211-524G
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 21
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 398
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 419
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Repaired
Ubicación:cerca Hong Kong-Kai Tak International Airport (HKG) (   Hong Kong)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Hong Kong-Kai Tak International Airport (HKG/VHHH), Hong Kong
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Frankfurt International Airport (FRA/EDDF), Alemania
Descripción:
Shortly after take-off, when passing 2400 ft, the engine fire detection system indicated a fire in no.2 engine. Almost immediately the crew heard a loud bang from the left side of the aircraft and flames were sighted by the pilot. The aircraft returned to the departure airport. By the time the aircraft stopped the fire was extinguished. Fire damage to no.2 engine, pylon and surrounding area was found.

Fuentes:
» ICAO Summary 3/95


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Distance from Hong Kong-Kai Tak International Airport to Frankfurt International Airport as the crow flies is 9117 km (5698 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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