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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 220823
Last updated: 12 October 2019
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Date:14-JAN-2019
Time:c. 19:45 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic B77W model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 777-3FXER
Owner/operator:Etihad Airways
Registration: A6-ETA
C/n / msn: 34597
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Manchester International (MAN) -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Manchester International Airport (MAN/EGCC)
Destination airport:Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH/OMAA)
Narrative:
An Etihad Boeing 777-300, registration A6-ETA performing flight EY-22 from Manchester, UK to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, was climbing out of Manchester's runway 23L when the crew stopped the climb at FL060 declaring PAN PAN PAN and reporting they had heard a bang sound, possibly associated with the cabin pressurization. The Boeing 777 jet, left Manchester at 7.28pm but returned to the airport just before 8pm. The aircraft returned to Manchester for a safe landing on runway 23R about 25 minutes after departure.

The airline reported the aircraft returned to Manchester due to a technical problem associated with the cabin pressurization. One of the passengers also took to social media to say there had been a “small fire at the back of the plane”.

Sources:

1. https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/a6-eta#1f2e2223
2. http://avherald.com/h?article=4c2e022d&opt=0
3. https://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/live-updates-emergency-services-response-15678305
4. https://www.thenational.ae/uae/transport/etihad-flight-returns-to-manchester-after-loud-bang-reports-during-take-off-1.813477
5. https://www.aeroinside.com/item/12613/etihad-b773-at-manchester-on-jan-14th-2019-problem-with-cabin-pressurization
6. https://gulfbusiness.com/abu-dhabi-bound-etihad-plane-returns-manchester-reports-loud-bang/
7. https://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/ethiad-airways-manchester-airport-explosion-15680163


Images:

Photo of A6-ETA courtesy AirHistory.net


Amsterdam - Schiphol (EHAM / AMS)
14 September 2019; (c) Kjell

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Jan-2019 20:58 harro Added
15-Jan-2019 17:53 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]
15-Jan-2019 17:55 Dr. John Smith Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
15-Jan-2019 18:00 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Source, Damage, Narrative]
15-Jan-2019 18:11 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Source]
15-Jan-2019 18:19 Dr. John Smith Updated [Embed code]
16-Jan-2019 23:08 Aerossurance Updated [Location, Embed code, Narrative]

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