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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 205856
Last updated: 19 February 2018
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Date:08-FEB-2018
Time:14:52 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B77L model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 777-F60
Owner/operator:Ethiopian Airlines
Registration: ET-ARI
C/n / msn: 42032/1252
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: None
Location:Chennai Airport (MAA/VOMM) -   India
Phase: Landing
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Hong Kong-Chek Lap Kok International Airport (HKG/VHHH)
Destination airport:Chennai Airport (MAA/VOMM)
Narrative:
SpiceJet flight SG106, a Boeing 737-800, from Chennai to Delhi, India, took off from Chennai Airport runway 25 at 13:39 local time.
An issue with the hydraulic system reportedly forced the crew to turn back at 13:55. Meanwhile, all takeoffs were halted and approaching aircraft were instructed to enter a holding pattern. One of these aircraft was Ethiopian Airlines flight ET3685, a Boeing 777-F60.
Flight SG106 touched down on runway 25 at 14:25 hours and suffered a tire burst on the right-hand main landing gear. It became disabled near taxiway M. The runway was subsequently temporarily closed.

A prolonged holding period of 40 minutes caused a low fuel situation of flight ET3685. Reportedly the flight crew issued a low fuel emergency. The aircraft landed on runway 30 at 14:52 hours.

Sources:

https://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/delhi-bound-spicejet-flight-makes-emergency-landing-in-chennai-services-hit/story-4wE9FeCvDTr32IxzPKABEO.html
http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/chennai/two-flights-make-emergency-landing-at-chennai-airport/article22696025.ece
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/et3685#105d3ebe


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Feb-2018 20:15 harro Added
08-Feb-2018 20:22 harro Updated [Photo, ]
09-Feb-2018 07:08 gerard57 Updated [Date]
09-Feb-2018 07:10 Crabfat Updated [Date]

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