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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 216081
Last updated: 20 May 2019
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Date:03-SEP-2018
Time:01:15 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A343 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A340-313
Owner/operator:Plus Ultra
Registration: EC-MFA
C/n / msn: 212
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 271
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Over Roraima State, Brazil -   Brazil
Phase: En route
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:LIM
Destination airport:MAD
Narrative:
Plus Ultra flight PU302 left Lima, Peru with some 5 hours delay due to technical issues. En route to Madrid the crew detected some issues with oil pressure and decided to divert to the city of Manaus, capital of the Amazonas state in Brazil after a diversion to Boa Vista Airport was not authorized. All customers and crew were accommodated on local hotels and Plus Ultra hired a Euroatlantic Airways Boeing 767 to take the customers home.

Sources:

Local airport staff.


Images:

Photo of EC-MFA courtesy AirHistory.net


Palma de Mallorca (LEPA / LESJ / PMI)
31 August 2016; (c) Streep


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Oct-2018 17:08 andlufds Added
06-Oct-2018 17:14 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Other fatalities, Narrative]
08-Oct-2018 19:30 cleberjc Updated [Time, Location, Narrative]
08-Oct-2018 19:30 harro Updated [Narrative]

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