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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 215621
Last updated: 2 June 2020
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Time:17:33 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic A333 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A330-323
Owner/operator:Asiana Airlines
Registration: HL8282
C/n / msn: 1435
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 124
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Category:Serious incident
Location:220km west of Incheon International Airport -   South Korea
Phase: En route
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Seoul-Incheon International Airport (ICN/RKSI)
Destination airport:Tashkent Airport (TAS/UTTT)
Investigating agency: ARAIB
Asiana Airlines Flight OZ573, an Airbus A330-300 took off from Incheon International Airport, bound for Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
At an altitude of 3,972 feet, the right engine fire alarm appeared and shortly afterward disappeared again.
At an altitude of approximately 27,500 feet the oil quantity indicated "0" and the oil low pressure warning message appeared. The flight crew stopped the right engine, declared an emergency and returned to Incheon Airport.

The Air and Railway Accident Investigation Committee decided that the cause of the accident was a fire at the bottom of the engine due to fuel leakage due to cracks at the junction of the fuel nozzle 2 of the engine.



Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: ARAIB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 3 years and 2 months
Download report: Final report


Photo of HL8282 courtesy

Toulouse - Blagnac (LFBO / TLS)
15 July 2013; (c) T.Laurent

Revision history:

23-Sep-2018 19:27 harro Added

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