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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 82661
Last updated: 18 June 2019
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Date:15-NOV-2010
Time:12:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic B744 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 747-438
Owner/operator:QANTAS
Registration: VH-OEI
C/n / msn: 32913
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 220
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Near Sydney, NSW -   Australia
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:YSSY
Destination airport:SAEZ
Narrative:
During the climb the crew detected smoke in the cockpit. Oxygen gear was used by the pilots who then conducted an emergency descent. Fuel was dumped before a safe landing was made.

Sources:

http://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/2010/aair/ao-2010-095.aspx
http://www.qantas.com/error/pages/global/en/500.html
http://edition.cnn.com/2010/TRAVEL/11/15/australia.qantas.emergency.landing/index.html


Images:

Photo of VH-OEI courtesy AirHistory.net


Los Angeles - International (KLAX / LAX)
28 February 2008; (c) F Seggie

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Nov-2010 02:46 VHKDK Added
15-Nov-2010 03:09 harro Updated [Location, Source]
15-Nov-2010 03:11 harro Updated [Damage]
15-Nov-2010 15:35 MarkStep Updated [Total occupants, Source]

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