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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 187535
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Date:22-MAY-2016
Time:11:32
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-214 (WL)
Owner/operator:Aeroflot
Registration: VQ-BSH
C/n / msn: 6022
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 154
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:100nm ESE of Kaliningrad -   Russia
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Moscow-Shermetyevo Airport (IATA: SVO, ICAO: UUEE)
Destination airport:Hannover Airport (IATA: HAJ, ICAO: EDDV)
Narrative:
A passenger described a fuel leak on the wing of Aeroflot flight SU2432 while cruising at a altitude of 34,000ft enroute from Moscow to Hannover. The crew decided to divert the plane to Kaliningrad where they landed safely 25 minutes later. A fuel cap was identified leaking fuel.

The incident aircraft was planned to be ferried back to Moscow the next day.

Sources:

https://sputniknews.com/russia/20160522/1040048616/aeroflot-landing-hannover.html_
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/vq-bsh#9c9bf62



Images:

Photo of VQ-BSH courtesy AirHistory.net


Düsseldorf - International (EDDL / DUS)
3 October 2019; (c) Pertti Sipilä

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-May-2016 09:31 AF5541 Added
23-May-2016 09:33 harro Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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