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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 173975
Last updated: 6 April 2020
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Time:c. 18:05
Type:Silhouette image of generic A333 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A330-343
Owner/operator:SAS Scandinavian Airlines
Registration: LN-RKH
C/n / msn: 497
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Chicago-O'Hare International Airport, IL (ORD/KORD) -   United States of America
Phase: Taxi
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:KÝbenhavn-Kastrup Airport (CPH/EKCH) [OY]
Destination airport:Chicago-O'Hare International Airport, IL (ORD/KORD)
An Airbus A330-343 of SAS Scandinavian Airlines sustained substantial damage to one of the engines while parking at the gate at Chicago-O'Hare International Airport, IL (ORD/KORD).
The aircraft had just arrived as flight SK943 from Copenhagen-Kastrup Airport (CPH/EKCH), Denmark. After landing on runway 09R at 17:52 hours local time the aircraft taxied to Terminal 5. Arriving at gate M15, one of the engines ingested a hose.
This caused substantial damage to the engine to the extent that the engine, a Rolls-Royce Trent 772B-60, needed to be replaced.



Photo of LN-RKH courtesy

Dublin (EIDW / DUB)
22 February 2005; (c) Gerry Barron

Revision history:

19-Feb-2015 10:19 harro Added

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