Incident Boeing 747-8KZF JA14KZ, 11 Feb 2022
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 275383
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Time:21:02 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B748 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 747-8KZF
Owner/operator:Nippon Cargo Airlines
Registration: JA14KZ
MSN: 37394/1469
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Tokyo/Narita International Airport (NRT/RJAA) -   Japan
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG/ZSPD), China
Destination airport:Tokyo/Narita International Airport (NRT/RJAA), Japan
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
A Boeing 747-8F of Nippon Cargo Airlines lost a flap track fairing from the left wing while landing at runway 34L of Tokyo/Narita, Japan. The flight NCA/KZ226 took off from Pudong at 10:02 UTC and landed at Narita at 12:02 UTC (21:02 LT). The post flight inspection revealed that the fairing (4.4 m X 60 cm X 75 cm, 60 kg) had been lost. The lost fairing was not found by the runway check at Narita on the night of the incident, however, it was located near the runway at c. 11:00 LT the next day. There was no reported damage on the ground. One commercial flight sustained delay due to the recovery operation.
Urgent visual inspections were carried out for all eight 747-8F fleet on 12th February, and no anomalies were found. However, more detail inspections performed in mid-February revealed scars on the fairings of two other B747-8Fs.
An AD had been issued by Boeing for 747-8s. This AD requires to strengthen flap track fairings at next heavy maintenance. The next heavy maintenance for JA14KZ was scheduled in April 2023.



Revision history:

11-Feb-2022 16:34 isamuel Added
12-Feb-2022 10:23 isamuel Updated [Time, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]
12-Feb-2022 18:22 isamuel Updated [Source, Narrative]
13-Feb-2022 08:11 Updated [Source]
13-Feb-2022 19:57 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
16-Mar-2022 07:17 isamuel Updated [Source, Narrative]

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