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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 137975
Last updated: 18 March 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic A333 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A330-322
Owner/operator:Air Berlin
Registration: D-AERQ
C/n / msn: 127
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 400
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Düsseldorf -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Düsseldorf Airport (DUS/EDDL)
Destination airport:Tenerife-Sur Reina Sofia Airport (TFS/GCTS)
Investigating agency: BFU Germany
Air Berlin flight AB2050 from Düsseldorf (DUS) to Tenerife (TFS) returned to DUS due to a smouldering fire in door 2R.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: BFU Germany
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 2 years and 6 months
Download report: Final report


Photo of D-AERQ courtesy

Nuremberg (EDDN / NUE)
29 December 2008; (c) Gerhard Plomitzer

Revision history:

16-Aug-2011 10:20 peter Added
16-Aug-2011 11:08 Anon. Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
16-Mar-2014 09:39 harro Updated [Date, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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