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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 246244
Last updated: 22 September 2021
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Time:03:35 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic B77W model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 777-346ER
Owner/operator:Japan Airlines
Registration: JA740J
MSN: 36127/744
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 38
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:east of Japan -   Pacific Ocean
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Tokyo International Airport/Haneda (HND/RJTT), Japan
Destination airport:New York/John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK/KJFK), USA
A Boeing 777-300ER of Japan Airlines, operating JAL/JL6 from Tokyo/Haneda, Japan to New York/JFK, USA with 32 passengers onboard, suffered a high engine vibration indication on No. 1 engine while cruising at FL330 over Pacific Ocean. The airplane departed from Haneda at 02:05 UTC/11:05 LT, and the incident occurred at 03:35 UTC. The Boeing continued the flight toward the destination, however, the flight crew made a turn back to Haneda at ca. 05 UTC for precaution. A safe and normal landing on Haneda was carried out at 08:03 UTC/17:03 LT. The flight was restarted by a replaced plane, JA731J with a large estimated delay of 8 hours and 40 minutes.



Photo of JA740J courtesy

London - Heathrow (EGLL / LHR)
14 September 2016; (c) Kas van Zonneveld

Revision history:

26-Dec-2020 13:44 isamuel Added
27-Dec-2020 09:58 SANMJN Updated [Total occupants]

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