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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 230330
Last updated: 28 May 2020
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Time:c. 21:30 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic B739 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-958ER
Owner/operator:El Al - Israel Airlines
Registration: 4X-EHE
C/n / msn: 41556/4840
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Paris Charles-de-Gaulle Airport (CDG) -   France
Phase: Taxi
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG/LFPG)
Destination airport:Tel Aviv-Ben Gurion International Airport (TLV/LLBG)
Investigating agency: BEA
After the push-back at P1/TA1, and on starting to taxi, the No 4 cargo hold fire warning came on. The crew used the fire extinguishers in the cargo hold. The passengers disembarked using the firefighter stairs.
It seems that the cause of the warning was the lithium battery of a wheelchair.

The aircraft resumed service about 17 hours after the incident.



Photo of 4X-EHE courtesy

Amsterdam - Schiphol (EHAM / AMS)
14 September 2017; (c) Gerard Helmer

Revision history:

01-Nov-2019 09:22 harro Added
01-Nov-2019 09:23 harro Updated [Narrative]

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