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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 223803
Last updated: 19 September 2020
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Time:c. 08:05 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic A333 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A330-343
Owner/operator:Cathay Dragon
Registration: B-LBG
C/n / msn: 1557
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 330
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:near Kaohsiung -   Taiwan
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Kaohsiung International Airport (KHH/RCKH)
Destination airport:Hong Kong-Chek Lap Kok International Airport (HKG/VHHH)
Cathay Dragon flight KA451, an Airbus A330-343, returned to Kaohsiung, Taiwan after suffering engine problems on departure.
The flight took off from runway 09 at Kaohsiung Airport at 08:02 hours local time (00:02 UTC). Shortly after departure, loud noises were heard and sparks were observed from the exhaust of one of the engines (RR Trent 772B-60). The flight crew shut down the engine.
A safe landing was made back at Kaohsiung Airport at 08:31.



Photo of B-LBG courtesy

Hong Kong - International (VHHH / HKG)
27 January 2019; (c) Anton Homma

Revision history:

08-Apr-2019 16:02 harro Added

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