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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 190400
Last updated: 5 May 2020
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Date:27-SEP-2016
Time:7:38 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic B77W model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 777-3FXER
Owner/operator:Etihad Airways
Registration: A6-ETL
C/n / msn: 39687/1064
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 329
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Abu Dhabi -   United Arab Emirates
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH/OMAA)
Destination airport:Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD/YSSY)
Narrative:
The Etihad Airways Boeing 777-300, operating flight EY450 from Abu Dhabi, UAE, to Sydney, Australia stopped climbing at 4000 feet due to problems with the left hand engine. The flight crew decided to return to Abu Dhabi.
The aircraft landed safely on runway 13L about 30 minutes after departure. During landing rollout at least three tyres of the main landing gear deflated.

Sources:

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/ey450#b21d7ea
http://www.theaustralian.com.au/business/aviation/aussies-caught-in-etihad-jet-scare-in-abu-dhabi/news-story/5bc9cab72c1aec5cb5edc6898c9a55fa
http://gulfnews.com/business/aviation/etihad-jet-makes-emergency-landing-1.1903351


Images:

Photo of A6-ETL courtesy AirHistory.net


London - Heathrow (EGLL / LHR)
22 March 2015; (c) Lewis Grant

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Sep-2016 14:30 AF5541 Added
28-Sep-2016 14:33 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Embed code, Narrative]

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