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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 168107
Last updated: 25 April 2019
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Date:28-JUL-2014
Time:17:32
Type:Silhouette image of generic A306 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A300B4-605R
Owner/operator:Kuwait Airways
Registration: 9K-AMD
C/n / msn: 719
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 200
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Brussels Airport -   Belgium
Phase: En route
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Kuwait International Airport (KWI/OKBK)
Destination airport:London-Heathrow Airport (LHR/EGLL)
Narrative:
Kuwait Airways flight KU103 was en route from Kuwait to London-Heathrow when it diverted to Brussels Airport, Belgium. The airplane was overhead Belgium when the pilots noted smoke in the cockpit. A descent was initiated at 17:10 local time (15:10 UTC) from FL340 and the airplane landed safely at 17:32.

Sources:

http://m.hln.be/hln/m/nl/1901/reisnieuws/article/detail/1971756/2014/07/28/Vliegtuig-maakt-noodlanding-op-Brussels-Airport.dhtml?originatingNavigationItemId=1
http://luchtzak.be/forums/viewtopic.php?f=21&t=54036&sid=554cf33195591691a2dbf96f2e2f65d9
https://www.flightradar24.com//data/flights/ku103/#3ed2ae3


Images:

Photo of 9K-AMD courtesy AirHistory.net


London - Heathrow (EGLL / LHR)
5 March 2012; (c) Mick Bajcar

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Jul-2014 06:49 John Veldhuijzen Added
29-Jul-2014 06:58 harro Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
29-Jul-2014 06:58 harro Updated [Narrative]

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