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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 186534
Last updated: 16 November 2021
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Date:17-APR-2016
Time:01:48
Type:Silhouette image of generic B789 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner
Owner/operator:United Airlines
Registration: N36962
MSN: 35880/365
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 238
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:110km E of Port Macquarie, NSW -   Australia
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD/YSSY)
Destination airport:San Francisco International Airport (SFO/KSFO), CA
Narrative:
United Airlines Flight UA870 was bound for San Framcisco when it returned to Sydney International Airport following a fumes event in the cabin. No Injuries to the 238 passengers and crew on board.

Sources:

http://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/2016/aair/ao-2016-033/
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/ua870#96fb91a


Images:

Photo of N36962 courtesy AirHistory.net


Amsterdam - Schiphol (EHAM / AMS)
18 January 2016; (c) Freek Blokzijl

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Apr-2016 07:59 Pineapple Added
18-Apr-2016 10:43 AF5541 Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Total occupants, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
18-Apr-2016 10:44 Anon. Updated [Source]

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