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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 65702
Last updated: 7 April 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B763 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 767-323ER
Owner/operator:American Airlines
Registration: N369AA
C/n / msn: 25196/422
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 158
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Frankfurt (FRA) -   Germany
Phase: Taxi
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Chicago O'Hare - ORD
Destination airport:Frankfurt (FRA)
Investigating agency: BFU Germany
Thick smoke developed in the passenger cabin as the airplane taxied to the gate after landing.
Cause: eletrical short circuit near the rear cargo hold forward bulkhead.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: BFU Germany
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 5 months
Download report: Final report


Photo of N369AA courtesy

Düsseldorf - International (EDDL / DUS)
9 May 2013; (c) Gerard Helmer

Revision history:

14-Jun-2009 12:10 harro Added
21-Dec-2016 19:25 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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