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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 209234
Last updated: 15 April 2019
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Date:15-DEC-1995
Time:06:24
Type:Silhouette image of generic B744 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 747-438
Owner/operator:Qantas
Registration: VH-OJF
C/n / msn: 24483
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Category:Incident
Location:Melbourne Airport (YMML), Melbourne, VIC -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:WSSS
Destination airport:YMML
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
Debris was found on the runway shortly after the aircraft had landed. Maintenance investigation found that the number 1 engine thrust reverser was damaged. The number 5, 7 and 8 blocker doors were broken and the variable guide vane cover panel was missing. The BASI investigation was not able to determine the cause of the failure.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1995/aair/199504278/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/4933476/199504278.pdf

Accident investigation:
cover
  
Investigating agency: BASI
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Images:

Photo of VH-OJF courtesy AirHistory.net


Avalon (YMAV / AVV)
13 March 2005; (c) Phil Vabre

Revision history:

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