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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 173954
Last updated: 6 April 2020
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Time:c. 21:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-232
Owner/operator:Asiana Airlines
Registration: HL7737
C/n / msn: 2397
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 107
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Busan -   South Korea
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Busan/Gimhae International Airport (PUS/RKPK)
Destination airport:Saipan International Airport (SPN/PGSN)
Asiana Airlines AAR/OZ607 from Busan to Saipan was forced to return to Busan due to a malfunction in the "oil system". The plane landed safely an hour later after fluing a holding pattern southeast of Busan. No injury were reported among crew and 107 passengers.
The problem was rectified and the plane was back in service 11 hours later



Photo of HL7737 courtesy

Beijing - Capital (ZBAA / PEK)
11 November 2014; (c) Danny Grew

Revision history:

18-Feb-2015 10:34 isamuel Added
18-Feb-2015 10:37 harro Updated [Damage, Narrative]
30-Jan-2016 20:17 AF5541 Updated [Total occupants]

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