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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 58976
Last updated: 3 January 2022
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Time:5:30 loca
Type:Silhouette image of generic B772 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 777-268ER
Owner/operator:Saudi Arabian Airlines
Registration: HZ-AK?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 98
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Sanaa - SAH -   Yemen
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Jeddah - JED
Destination airport:Johannesburg - JNB
The flight SV-447 diverted to Sanaa (Yemen) after the crew received a fire indication for one the luggage compartments about one hour into the flight. The airplane landed safely about 45 minutes after declaring emergency, emergency services could not establish any source of fire or heat.
Engineers subsequently identified a malfunction of the fire detection system and replaced the detector.


Revision history:

17-Mar-2009 12:58 Certosino Added

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