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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 90271
Last updated: 14 May 2021
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Date:20-FEB-2001
Time:11:30 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A321 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A321-111
Owner/operator:Swissair
Registration: HB-IOC
MSN: 520
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 92
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Category:Incident
Location:Genéve - LSGG -   Switzerland
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:EGLL
Destination airport:LSGG
Investigating agency: BFU Switzerlnd
Narrative:
Bearing of the engine was destroyed during approach to Genéve - LSGG and caused damage to the high pressure turbine. The engine was destroyed in the incident. The Airbus landed safely and nobody was injured.

Sources:

http://www.bfu.admin.ch/common/pdf/1798_f.pdf

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: BFU Switzerlnd
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report
Other occurrences involving this aircraft

13 Sep 2011 HB-IOC Swiss International Airlines 0 Dublin min
9 Mar 2014 HB-IOC Swiss 0 Genève-Cointrin Airport (GVA) min
Tailstrike.
15 Apr 2018 HB-IOC Swiss International Air Lines 0 10 NM NE of Saint-Prex (SPR) non
2 Oct 2018 HB-IOC Swiss International Air Lines 0 near Geneva non


Images:

Photo of HB-IOC courtesy AirHistory.net


Zürich (LSZH / ZRH)
3 June 2019; (c) Stephen Rendle

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Feb-2011 12:24 Alpine Flight Added

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