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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 200023
Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Time:15:20 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B77W model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 777-346ER
Owner/operator:Japan Airlines
Registration: JA731J
MSN: 32431/429
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 253
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:far east of Japan -   Pacific Ocean
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Los Angeles International Airport (LAX/KLAX), CA, USA
Destination airport:Tokyo/Narita International Airport (NRT/RJAA), Japan
A Boeing 777-346ER of Japan Airlines operated as flight JAL/JL61 from Los Angeles, USA to Tokyo/Narita, the crew detected a burnt odour in the cockpit. The flight diverted to New Chitose Airport (CTS/RJCC), Japan, and made a safe landing at 16:50 LT, one and a half hour after the situation started. No personal injuries were reported among 253 on board. It was reported that the printer in the cockpit was over heated.




Photo of JA731J courtesy

San Francisco - International (KSFO / SFO)
28 May 2017; (c) Erik Frikke

Revision history:

29-Sep-2017 10:09 isamuel Added
30-Sep-2017 08:53 GeoffR Updated [Narrative]

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