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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 48553
Last updated: 5 May 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic A333 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A330-303
Registration: VH-QPC
C/n / msn: 564
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 247
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Brisbane -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:WSSS
Destination airport:YBAF
While in-flight from Singapore to Adelaide (Australia), the pilot of QF 52 (Qantas Flight 52) noticed a warning signal mid-flight indicating a problem with a part of the hydraulic steering system. It later touched down without incident at the Brisbane Airport, despite problems with its steering system. Ambulance and fire crews were on standby when the plane landed but it appeared to touch down safely. The aircraft was towed to the international terminal.



Photo of VH-QPC courtesy

Hong Kong - International (VHHH / HKG)
17 August 2010; (c) Alastair T. Gardiner

Revision history:

30-Nov-2008 11:15 EICAS Added
05-Jan-2009 10:19 ddkLONDON Updated
05-Jan-2009 10:19 harro Updated

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