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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 195488
Last updated: 17 May 2019
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Date:30-APR-2017
Time:c. 10:30 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A332 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A330-223
Owner/operator:Brussels Airlines
Registration: OO-SFU
C/n / msn: 324
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Category:Serious incident
Location:near Brussel-Zaventem Airport (BRU/EBBR) -   Belgium
Phase: Unknown
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Brussel-Zaventem Airport (BRU/EBBR)
Destination airport:Freetown-Lungi International Airport (FNA/GFLL)
Investigating agency: AAIU Belgium
Narrative:
After the notification by a witness to the Federal Police of a part falling from aircraft ATC notified Brussels Airlines. BA further notified ATC that one of their aircraft (Flight BEL241 to Freetown) was found with a missing part (fairing wing to fuselage) during a post-flight inspection. The separation of the fairing part occured during flight from Brussels to Freetown.

Sources:

https://www.bea.aero/en/investigation-reports/notified-events/detail/event/perte-dun-carenage-aerodynamique-apres-le-decollage/


Images:

Photo of OO-SFU courtesy AirHistory.net


Brussels - National / Melsbroek (EBBR / EBMB / BRU)
21 August 2013; (c) Gerard Helmer

Revision history:

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19-May-2017 14:28 harro Added

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