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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 188511
Last updated: 14 June 2020
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Date:04-JUL-2016
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B789 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner
Owner/operator:Vietnam Airlines
Registration: VN-A863
C/n / msn: 35153/333
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Hanoi-Noi Bai International Airport (HAN/VVNB) -   Vietnam
Phase: Pushback / towing
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Hanoi-Noi Bai International Airport (HAN/VVNB)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner had it's left hand main passenger door ripped off when it was pushed back from the gate at Hanoi-Noi Bai International Airport in Vietnam.
The aircraft had arrived fron London-Heathrow, U.K. as flight VN54 and was to be repositioned to another gate for a flight to Ho Chi Minh City.
The jetbridge was still in place when the aircraft was being moved, causing the open passenger door to be ripped off.
There were no personal injuries.

Sources:

http://www.thanhniennews.com/society/vietnam-airlines-aircraft-hits-jet-bridge-at-hanoi-airport-63810.html
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/vn-a863#a38728b


Images:

Photo of VN-A863 courtesy AirHistory.net


London - Heathrow (EGLL / LHR)
25 May 2020; (c) John Smitherman

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Jul-2016 13:08 gerard57 Added
04-Jul-2016 13:15 harro Updated [Registration, Cn, Location, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
04-Jul-2016 13:16 harro Updated [Embed code]

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