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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 184367
Last updated: 17 September 2019
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Time:c. 18:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic B772 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 777-2Q8ER
Owner/operator:Orenair - Orenburg Airlines
Registration: VP-BHB
C/n / msn: 29402/517
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 371
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Punta Cana Airport (PUJ) -   Dominican Republic
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Punta Cana Airport (PUJ)
Destination airport:Moscow-Domodedovo Airport (DME)
Orenair flight 554 returned to land at Punta Cana Airport (PUJ), Dominican Republic, following a fire indication in one of the engines. Smoke was reported in the cabin so the pilots decided to land without dumping fuel. Following an overweight landing, the aircraft's tires overheated and caught fire, resulting in an evacuation of the aircraft.



Photo of VP-BHB courtesy

Antalya (LTAI / AYT)
24 August 2013; (c) Danny Grew

Revision history:

11-Feb-2016 06:11 harro Added
11-Feb-2016 06:13 harro Updated [Time, Narrative, Photo, ]
11-Feb-2016 17:57 AF5541 Updated [Total occupants, Source]
14-Feb-2016 08:46 AF5541 Updated [Other fatalities, Phase]
14-Mar-2016 07:15 ErmakDimon Updated [Damage, Narrative]
25-Mar-2017 18:50 Anon. Updated [Operator]

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