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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 69471
Last updated: 6 September 2021
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Date:27-OCT-2009
Time:18:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-232
Owner/operator:Jetstar Airways
Registration: VH-VQU
MSN: 2455
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 170
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Newcastle-Williamtown Airport, NSW (NTL/YWLM) -   Australia
Phase: Standing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Brisbane International Airport, QLD (BNE/YBBN)
Destination airport:Newcastle-Williamtown Airport, NSW (NTL/YWLM)
Narrative:
A brief fire occurred in the nr.1 engine after landing at Newcsatle when the airplane was at the gate. All arriving passengers were evacuated from the airplane.
The fire is believed to have been caused by a small amount of excess jet fuel around the engine.

Sources:

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/story/0,25197,26271030-12377,00.html
http://web.archive.org/web/20110416102931/http://www.nbntv.com.au/index.php/2009/10/28/jetstar-passengers-resume-journey-after-fire/


Images:

Photo of VH-VQU courtesy AirHistory.net


Perth (YPPH / PER)
5 December 2020; (c) Kurt Finger

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Oct-2009 11:49 harro Added
28-Oct-2009 12:31 RobertMB Updated

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