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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 156149
Last updated: 26 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B744 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 747-400
Owner/operator:Qantas Airlines
Registration: VH-OJD
MSN: 24481/764
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 365
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:London area -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
Destination airport:Bangkok, Thailand (BKK)
Investigating agency: AAIB
A Qantas Airline Boeing 747-400 experienced an in flight fire in the E&E Bay just 45 minutes after take off. The flight landed back at Heathrow were the fire was put out. No injuries to the passengers and crew were reported


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: AAIB
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


Last flight of Boeing 747 VH-OJD on March 8 2013:


Photo of VH-OJD courtesy

Avalon (YMAV / AVV)
19 March 2007; (c) Phil Vabre

Revision history:

30-May-2013 12:12 ryan Added
27-Nov-2014 17:18 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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