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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 122574
Last updated: 12 November 2021
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Time:2:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B744 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 747-438
Registration: VH-OJL
MSN: 25151/865
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 308
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Near the bangkok Airport -   Thailand
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK/VTBS)
Destination airport:London Heathrow Airport (LHR/EGLL)
Qantas Flight QF-1 experienced increased vibration and temperature in one of the engines shortly after takeoff. The pilots elected to shutdown the engine and safely returned to Bangkok two hours later. The aircraft is equipped with Rolls Royce RB211 engines.



Photo of VH-OJL courtesy

Los Angeles - International (KLAX / LAX)
19 November 2012; (c) Danny Grew

The aircraft involved in the incident (VH-OJL) seen at London Heathrow Airport (LHR/EGLL), taken 07/08/2010. Note: There is a time-stamp error on this photo, as it's 1 hour fast.

Revision history:

20-May-2011 13:26 vvvww Added
26-May-2011 14:04 Anon. Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport]

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