Incident Boeing 777-2Q8ER VN-A143,
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Date:Tuesday 6 January 2009
Type:Silhouette image of generic B772 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 777-2Q8ER
Owner/operator:Vietnam Airlines
Registration: VN-A143
MSN: 33502/450
Year of manufacture:2003
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 332
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Ho Chi Minh -   Vietnam
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:SGN
Destination airport:HAN
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Vietnam Airlines flight VN224 returned to Ho Chi Minh City after the left hand engine (#1) failed while climbing through 8000 feet. The emergency landing about 20 minutes after takeoff was safe.


Revision history:

08-Jan-2009 08:55 Certosino Added
09-Jan-2009 23:24 Anon. Updated
26-Jun-2020 17:52 Aviationfan100 Updated [Total occupants, Narrative]
05-Sep-2022 19:32 harro Updated [Time, Cn, Narrative]

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