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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 235323
Last updated: 20 April 2020
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Date:07-SEP-2019
Time:10:41 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B789 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner
Owner/operator:Etihad Airways
Registration: A6-BLF
C/n / msn: 39651/416
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 179
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Category:Serious incident
Location:Waypoint RIVER -   Hong Kong
Phase: Approach
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH/OMAA)
Destination airport:Hong Kong-Chek Lap Kok International Airport (HKG/VHHH)
Investigating agency: AAIA
Narrative:
On 7 September 2019 at 1041hrs, an Etihad Airways Boeing 787-9 aircraft, flight ETD 834, while conducting an Instrument Landing System (ILS) approach to Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) deviated from the localiser course.
Having gone past waypoint RIVER while turning left and attempting to establish on the Runway 25R localiser at about 15 NM from the runway, the aircraft kept deviating to the right of the localiser and descending below the Minimum Sector Altitude (MSA) of 4,300 ft. The aircraft subsequently established on the localiser course at about 11 NM from the runway, and landed without further incident. There was no damage to the aircraft.

Sources:

https://www.thb.gov.hk/aaia/doc/ETD%20834%20Preliminary%20Serious%20Incident%20Report_final.pdf


Images:

Photo of A6-BLF courtesy AirHistory.net


Frankfurt am Main (EDDF / FRA / FRF)
19 October 2019; (c) Gerry Barron

Revision history:

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