Incident Boeing 777-268ER HZ-AK?,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 58976
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Date:Monday 16 March 2009
Type:Silhouette image of generic B772 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 777-268ER
Owner/operator:Saudi Arabian Airlines
Registration: HZ-AK?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 98
Aircraft damage: None
Location:San'a International Airport (SAH) -   Yemen
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Jeddah - JED
Destination airport:Johannesburg - JNB
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
The flight SV-447 diverted to Sanaa (Yemen) after the crew received a fire indication for one the luggage compartments about one hour into the flight. The airplane landed safely about 45 minutes after declaring emergency, emergency services could not establish any source of fire or heat.
Engineers subsequently identified a malfunction of the fire detection system and replaced the detector.


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17-Mar-2009 12:58 Certosino Added

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