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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145719
Last updated: 7 August 2019
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Date:18-MAY-2012
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B752 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 757-208(WL)
Owner/operator:Icelandair
Registration: TF-FIJ
C/n / msn: 25085/368
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 191
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Keflavík International Airport - KEF/BIKF -   Iceland
Phase: En route
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:KEF/BIKF
Destination airport:SFB/KSFB
Narrative:
An Icelandair Boeing 757-208(WL) on its way to Orlando-Sanford International Airport - SFB/KSFB, FL, USA, from Keflavík International Airport - KEF/BIKF, Iceland, had to turn around and make an emergency landing because one of its wheels fell off.

Once the pilot noticed the missing wheel, the plane was turned around for an emergency landing at the Keflavík airport in Reykjavik. The missing wheel was discovered on the runway where the plane departed from, according to officials.

No one was injured in the incident.

Sources:

https://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/state/plane-headed-to-central-florida-loses-wheel-during-2364752.html

[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.dv.is/media/news/story/image/410796_3217034748153_1334895953_32470260_1911123083_o_jpg_800x800_sharpen_q95.jpg]
https://www.planespotters.net/Aviation_Photos/photo.show?id=018171

http://www.ruv.is/frett/oryggislending-myndskeid (Landing video)


Images:

Photo of TF-FIJ courtesy AirHistory.net


Amsterdam - Schiphol (EHAM / AMS)
1 March 2015; (c) Gerard Helmer

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-May-2012 09:00 gerard57 Added
19-May-2012 09:06 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Total occupants]
19-May-2012 09:49 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
19-May-2012 18:42 Geno Updated [Source]
20-May-2012 04:00 qwertyuiop Updated [Source]

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