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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 21762
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B744 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 747-4B5
Owner/operator:Korean Air Lines
Registration: HL7498
MSN: 26402/1092
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 322
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:New Chitose Airport (CTS/RJCC), Hokkaidō -   Japan
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Incheon International Airport (INC/RKSI), Incheon, South Korea
Destination airport:John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK/KJFK), New York, EUA
Flight KE081 made a precautionary landing at New Chitose Airport after a message that the auxiliary power unit was on fire lit up while the plane was flying over Sakhalin, Russia.




Photo of HL7498 courtesy

Tokyo - Narita International (RJAA / NRT)
14 October 2003; (c) Alastair T. Gardiner

Revision history:

17-Jul-2008 10:31 jorgetadeu7 Added
17-Jul-2008 10:33 harro Updated
19-Jul-2008 00:35 harro Updated

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