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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 121751
Last updated: 28 January 2021
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Date:24-MAR-2011
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic A332 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A330-203
Owner/operator:Qantas
Registration: VH-EBL
C/n / msn: 976
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 158
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Cairns -   Australia
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Manila
Destination airport:Sydney
Narrative:
Flight QF20 had a fire at window heating on left side after 4h into the flight. Pilots extinguished the fire and made an emergency landing in Cairns after 6h of flight.

Sources:

http://www.aero.de/news-12363/Qantas10.html
http://avherald.com/h?article=439c79a7&opt=0

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

14 May 2019 VH-EBL Qantas 0 near Curtin, WA non


Images:

Photo of VH-EBL courtesy AirHistory.net


Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (YSSY / SYD)
21 April 2019; (c) Pat

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Apr-2011 14:32 mhab Added
15-Apr-2011 14:32 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator]

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