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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 228372
Last updated: 31 August 2019
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Date:18-AUG-2019
Time:c. 09:40 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B772 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 777-206ER
Owner/operator:KLM
Registration: PH-BQK
C/n / msn: 29399
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:S of Amsterdam -   Netherlands
Phase: En route
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Cape Town International Airport (CPT/FACT)
Destination airport:Amsterdam-Schiphol International Airport (AMS/EHAM)
Narrative:
KLM flight 598, a Boeing 777-200ER, issued a PAN call during the descent towards Amsterdam, Netherlands. The flight crew reported to the Amsterdam Radar controller that there had been a fire in the cabin. The fire was out, but there still was smoke present. A safe landing was made at 10:15 hours local time.
A passenger later reported on Twitter that there had been a fire in a forward galley oven.

The incident aircraft resumed service some 52 hours after the occurrence.

Sources:

http://archive-server.liveatc.net/eham/EHAA-Radar-South-Aug-18-2019-0730Z.mp3
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/ph-bqk#21bc6b95


Images:

Photo of PH-BQK courtesy AirHistory.net


Amsterdam - Schiphol (EHAM / AMS)
4 May 2017; (c) Kjell

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-Aug-2019 14:16 harro Added
20-Aug-2019 14:17 harro Updated [Embed code]
20-Aug-2019 14:35 harro Updated [Embed code, Narrative]

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