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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 21762
Last updated: 17 July 2019
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Date:17-JUL-2008
Time:AM
Type:Silhouette image of generic B744 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 747-4B5
Owner/operator:Korean Air Lines
Registration: HL7498
C/n / msn: 26402/1092
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 322
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:New Chitose Airport (CTS/RJCC), Hokkaidō -   Japan
Phase: En route
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Incheon International Airport (INC/RKSI), Incheon, South Korea
Destination airport:John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK/KJFK), New York, EUA
Narrative:
Flight KE081 made a precautionary landing at New Chitose Airport after a message that the auxiliary power unit was on fire lit up while the plane was flying over Sakhalin, Russia.

Sources:

1. http://desastresaereosnews.blogspot.com/2008/07/avio-sul-coreano-faz-pouso-de-emergncia.html
2. http://www.topix.com/content/reuters/2008/07/korean-plane-makes-emergency-landing-in-japan


Images:

Photo of HL7498 courtesy AirHistory.net


Tokyo - Narita International (RJAA / NRT)
14 October 2003; (c) Alastair T. Gardiner

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Jul-2008 10:31 jorgetadeu7 Added
17-Jul-2008 10:33 harro Updated
19-Jul-2008 00:35 harro Updated

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