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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 58491
Last updated: 6 June 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic MD82 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas MD-82
Registration: ZS-TR?
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 157
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape -   South Africa
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:FAPE (Port Elizabeth)
Destination airport:FAJS (Oliver Tambo International)
The flight 1T-502 was climbing through 10,000 feet when the right engine failed with three loud bangs. The crew shut the engine down and returned to Port Elizabeth, where the airplane landed safely.


1. Incident: 1Time MD82 at Port Elizabeth on Jan 12th 2009, engine failure
2. 1time denies 'plane fire'
3. 1time sets record straight on flight incident

Revision history:

15-Jan-2009 10:38 Certosino Added
20-Jan-2009 12:08 Topaz Updated

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