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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 224323
Last updated: 10 September 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B772 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 777-237LR
Owner/operator:Air India
Registration: VT-ALF
MSN: 36305
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:San Francisco International Airport, CA (SFO/KSFO) -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:San Francisco International Airport, CA (SFO/KSFO)
Destination airport:Delhi-Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL/VIDP)
An Air India Boeing 777-200 suffered a fire in the Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) during turnaround on the ground at San Francisco International Airport. The aircraft was engaged in a round trip flight AI173/4 from Delhi to San Francisco ad back.
The return flight was delayed about 30 hours.



Photo of VT-ALF courtesy

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

Revision history:

25-Apr-2019 10:31 Added
27-Apr-2019 17:35 aaronwk Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport]
27-Apr-2019 17:40 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]

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