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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 206830
Last updated: 19 November 2021
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Date:27-FEB-2018
Time:c. 17:13 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B763 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 767-300
Owner/operator:TUI Airways
Registration: G-OBYG
MSN: 29137/733
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 328
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Near Vaasa Airport (EFVA), Finland -   Finland
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Vaasa Airport (EFVA)
Destination airport:Kap Verde (GVAC)
Narrative:
TUI Airways flight to Espargos Amílcar Cabral Airport (GVAC) Kap Verde island, a Boeing 767-300, returned to land at Vaasa Airport, Finland, probably after suffering right side engine compressor stalls on climbout. Associated flames were observed. A safe landing was made back at Vaasa Airport (EFVA) 2500 meters long RWY 34, about one hour after takeoff.

Sources:

https://yle.fi/uutiset/3-10094828
https://yle.fi/uutiset/3-10094702
http://www.lentoposti.fi/uutiset/tuin_boeing_767_palasi_vaasaan_pian_nousun_j_lkeen


Images:

Photo of G-OBYG courtesy AirHistory.net


Manchester - International (EGCC / MAN)
18 September 2021; (c) Shaun Connor

Revision history:

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