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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 228753
Last updated: 14 September 2021
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Time:15:25 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-216
Owner/operator:Thai AirAsia
Registration: HS-BBT
MSN: 5420
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Male -   Maldives
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Malé-Velana International Airport (MLE/VRMM)
Destination airport:Bangkok-Don Muang International Airport (DMK/VTBD)
Thai AirAsia flight FD178, an Airbus A320, returned to land at Male, Maldives after suffering engine problems after takeoff from runway 18R.
The flight took off at 15:18 UTC and reportedly suffered a backfiring engine. The pilot stopped the climb at 5000 feet, circled before landing back on runway 36L (departure runway, opposite direction) at 15:41 UTC.



Revision history:

05-Sep-2019 16:51 harro Added

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