Incident Airbus A330-343 B-8970,
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Date:Sunday 3 December 2023
Time:01:40 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A333 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Airbus A330-343
Owner/operator:China Eastern Airlines
Registration: B-8970
MSN: 1798
Year of manufacture:2017
Engine model:Rolls-Royce Trent 772-B60
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:near Xiamen -   China
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Shanghai-Hongqiao Airport (SHA/ZSSS)
Destination airport:Hong Kong-Chek Lap Kok International Airport (HKG/VHHH)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
China Eastern Airlines flight MU721, an Airbus A330-343, made an emergency landing at Xiamen Airport after suffering an uncontained engine failure.
Photos indicate a partial separation of several fan blades.



Revision history:

03-Dec-2023 07:50 harro Added
03-Dec-2023 07:50 harro Updated [Other fatalities, Country, Embed code]
03-Dec-2023 07:54 harro Updated [Other fatalities, Narrative]

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