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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 195472
Last updated: 17 July 2019
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Date:14-MAY-2017
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic A332 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A330-243
Owner/operator:EgyptAir
Registration: SU-GCI
C/n / msn: 696
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 211
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Category:Serious incident
Location:Cairo International Airport (CAI/HECA) -   Egypt
Phase: Take off
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Cairo International Airport (CAI/HECA)
Destination airport:Beijing-Capital Airport (PEK/ZBAA)
Investigating agency: ECAA
Narrative:
EgyptAir flight MS955 suffered an uncontained engine failure (RR Trent 772B-60) during takeoff from Cairo International Airport in Egypt.
The captain rejected the takeoff and taxied the plane back to the apron. The no.1 engine cowling showed a large hole.

Sources:

https://www.bea.aero/en/investigation-reports/notified-events/detail/event/serious-incident-to-the-airbus-a330-registered-su-gci-and-operated-by-egyptair-on-15052017-at-cair/


Images:

Photo of SU-GCI courtesy AirHistory.net


London - Gatwick (EGKK / LGW)
23 May 2012; (c) Richard Vandervord

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-May-2017 18:05 harro Added
24-May-2017 17:20 harro Updated [Source]
11-Jun-2017 19:54 harro Updated [Narrative]

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