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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 178137
Last updated: 14 April 2020
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Date:29-JUL-2015
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B77W model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 777-367ER
Owner/operator:Cathay Pacific
Registration: B-KPQ
C/n / msn: 36162/860
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 294
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Above Pacific -   Pacific Ocean
Phase: En route
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:VHHH
Destination airport:KLAX
Narrative:
Flight CX884 made an emergency diversion to Shemya military airport in the Aleutians Island near Alaska at around 21.30 Hong Kong time on its way from Hong Kong to Los Angeles on July 29 when smoke was detected in the aircraft, a Boeing 777-300ER, thereby avoiding an emergency sea landing. There were 276 passengers and 18 crew on the flight.

Sources:

http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/economy/article/1845109/most-terrifying-moment-my-life-cathay-pacific-passengers

https://worldairlinenews.com/2015/07/29/cathay-pacific-flight-cx884-to-los-angeles-diverts-to-shemya-island-in-the-aleutians-with-smoke-in-the-aircraft/


Images:

Photo of B-KPQ courtesy AirHistory.net


London - Heathrow (EGLL / LHR)
30 November 2019; (c) Paul Seymour

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Jul-2015 06:00 Oscar Added
30-Jul-2015 10:03 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities]
01-Aug-2015 06:54 Anon. Updated [Source, Narrative]

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