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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 220372
Last updated: 26 March 2019
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Date:26-DEC-2018
Time:c. 13:20 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic BCS3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A220-300
Owner/operator:Korean Air
Registration: HL8314
C/n / msn: 55035
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 64
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:c 193 km E of Busan, South Korea -   Pacific Ocean
Phase: En route
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Busan-Gimhae (Pusan) International Airport (PUS/RKPK)
Destination airport:Tokoname-Chubu Centrair International Airport (NGO/RJGG)
Narrative:
Korean Air flight KE753, an Airbus A220-300, returned to land at Busan, South Korea after suffering an engine failure.
The aircraft departed Busan Airport at 13:01 hours local time (04:01 UTC) on a regular flight to Nagoya, Japan.
The flight crew stopped the climb at about FL290 while some 193 km from Busan over the Sea of Japan after the aircraft suffered a failure of the no.1 engine (PW1524G). The aircraft returned and landed safely back at Busan at 14:00 hours.

Photos from the incident aircraft show damage to all blades of the last Low Pressure Turbine (LPT) stage of the engine.

Sources:

http://www.ulsanfocus.com/news/articleView.html?idxno=142349
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/hl8314#1efc01c5
http://news.mk.co.kr/newsRead.php?year=2018&no=806302
https://www.ytn.co.kr/_ln/0102_201812271554242682


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
31-Dec-2018 17:49 harro Added
31-Dec-2018 18:00 harro Updated [Embed code, Damage, Narrative]
31-Dec-2018 18:45 Anon. Updated [Damage]
05-Jan-2019 17:39 harro Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport]

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