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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 235323
Last updated: 27 November 2021
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Time:10:41 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B789 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner
Owner/operator:Etihad Airways
Registration: A6-BLF
MSN: 39651/416
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 179
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Category:Serious incident
Location:Waypoint RIVER -   Hong Kong
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH/OMAA)
Destination airport:Hong Kong-Chek Lap Kok International Airport (HKG/VHHH)
Investigating agency: AAIA
On 7 September 2019 at 1041hrs, an Etihad Airways Boeing 787-9 aircraft, flight ETD 834, while conducting an Instrument Landing System (ILS) approach to Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) deviated from the localiser course.
Having gone past waypoint RIVER while turning left and attempting to establish on the Runway 25R localiser at about 15 NM from the runway, the aircraft kept deviating to the right of the localiser and descending below the Minimum Sector Altitude (MSA) of 4,300 ft. The aircraft subsequently established on the localiser course at about 11 NM from the runway, and landed without further incident. There was no damage to the aircraft.



Photo of A6-BLF courtesy

London - Heathrow (EGLL / LHR)
6 November 2021; (c) John Smitherman

Revision history:

20-Apr-2020 19:58 harro Added

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