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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 196090
Last updated: 21 August 2019
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Time:20:43 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic A332 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A330-243
Owner/operator:China Eastern Airlines
Registration: B-6099
C/n / msn: 0916
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Category:Serious incident
Location:Sydney-Kingsford Smith International Airport, NSW (SYD/YSSY) -   Australia
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Sydney-Kingsford Smith International Airport, NSW (SYD/YSSY)
Destination airport:Shanghai-Pudong International Airport (PVG/ZSPD)
Investigating agency: ATSB
China Eastern Airlines flight MU736 returned to land at Sydney-Kingsford Smith International Airport in Australia after a section of the left engine inlet separated from the aircraft during takeoff.

The aircraft, an Airbus A330-200, took off from runway 34L at 20:42 hours local time. ADS-B data from the flight show that the climb was arrested at 1500 feet with the aircraft.
The flight radioed that they experienced a "number one engine fault" and initially requested to maintain the present heading. After about one minute the aircraft continued it's climb to 5700 ft, while circling back to the airport.
A safe landing was made back at Sydney Airport runway 34L at 21:24 hours.
Photos show part the no.1 engine inlet cowling (RR Trent 772B-60) having been ripped open.



Revision history:

11-Jun-2017 13:59 harro Added
11-Jun-2017 14:03 harro Updated [Location, Narrative]
11-Jun-2017 14:39 harro Updated [Photo, ]
11-Jun-2017 19:54 harro Updated [Source, Narrative]
12-Jun-2017 08:17 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
12-Jun-2017 08:17 harro Updated [Source, Narrative]
13-Jun-2017 17:06 harro Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]

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