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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 21862
Last updated: 26 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B744 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 747-467
Owner/operator:Cathay Pacific
Registration: B-HOY
MSN: 25351/887
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 363
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Vancouver, British Columbia -   Canada
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:John F. Kennedy Airport, New York (JFK/KJFK)
Destination airport:Vancouver International, BC (YVR/CYVR)
The Cathy Pacific B747 (operating Flight CX889) had arrived in Vancouver from JFK Airport (New York) as a scheduled stop en route to Hong Kong. During the post flight walk around, an air-conditioned external connection access panel (estimated 10 inch rectangular hinged panel) was determined to have separated from the aircraft. Upon further inspection, impact and delamination damage to an aft flap canoe fairing was found, in addition to some superficial damage to composite non-structural fairings/panels.


1. Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
2. CADORS Number: 2008P1335
3. TSB Occurrence No: A08P0233


Photo of B-HOY courtesy

Paris - Charles de Gaulle (LFPG / CDG)
9 September 2010; (c) Freek Blokzijl

Revision history:

30-Jul-2008 07:44 dblackie Added
30-Jul-2008 11:06 harro Updated
02-Aug-2008 10:49 harro Updated
08-Jul-2016 12:05 Dr.John Smith Updated [Time, Registration, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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