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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 150300
Last updated: 30 September 2019
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Date:21-OCT-2012
Time:00:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic A332 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A330-243
Owner/operator:Emirates
Registration: A6-EAP
C/n / msn: 509
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Lusaka International Airport, Lusaka, Zambia -   Zambia
Phase: En route
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport: Kennth Kaunda International Airport LUN (FLLS)
Destination airport:Dubai International Airport DXB (OMDB)
Narrative:
Emirates flight EK714 bound for Dubai returned to Lusaka airport Sunday 21 October 2012 . The aircraft had reached 32,000 feet when it suffered an uncontained engine failure in the left RR Trent engine. Several blades were ejected through the cowling and Pilots used the on-board extinguishers to extinguish the resulting fire.

The aircraft landed normally, taxied to the stand and passengers disembarked in the usual way.

Sources:

http://aviationnewsdaily.com/2012/10/21/emirates-airline-crash-lands-at-zambias-main-airport/
https://www.zambiawatchdog.com/2012/10/22/emmirates-says-didnnt-crash-just-returned-shortly-after-take-off-due-to-tecnical-faulty/
http://avherald.com/h?article=457d2a82&opt=0
http://www.airport-data.com/aircraft/A6-EAP.html
http://airnation.net/2012/10/23/emirates-massive-engine-failure-zambia/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Oct-2012 23:17 gerard57 Added
21-Oct-2012 23:53 gerard57 Updated [Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
22-Oct-2012 01:17 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
22-Oct-2012 05:21 gerard57 Updated [Narrative]
22-Oct-2012 10:00 vvvww Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
22-Oct-2012 10:02 vvvww Updated [Damage, Narrative]
25-Oct-2012 10:01 vvvww Updated [Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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