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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 186375
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Date:12-APR-2016
Time:c. 02:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic B77W model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 777-367ER
Owner/operator:Cathay Pacific Airways
Registration: B-KPQ
C/n / msn: 36162/860
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 287
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Hong Kong-Chek Lap Kok Airport (HKG/VHHH) -   Hong Kong
Phase: En route
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:HKG
Destination airport:DUS
Narrative:
Cathay Pacific Airways flight CX379 from Hong Kong to Düsseldorf, Germany had to return back to Hong Kong due to issues with the cooling system of the inflight entertainment system. Pilots reported an electrical odour in the cockpit.

Flight CX379 took off at 01:29. It landed back at Hong Kong International Airport at 02:15. The Boeing 777-300ER was carrying 269 passengers and 18 crew members.

Sources:

http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1935340/cathay-pacific-flight-hong-kong-dusseldorf-turns-back-due-issue
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/cx379#961a46f


Images:

Photo of B-KPQ courtesy AirHistory.net


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



Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Apr-2016 17:36 MinewayAltis Added
12-Apr-2016 17:41 harro Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
12-Apr-2016 17:41 harro Updated [Photo, ]

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