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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 65472
Last updated: 22 November 2021
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Date:11-JUN-2009
Time:16:25 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A332 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A330-202
Owner/operator:JetStar
Registration: VH-EBF
MSN: 853
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 203
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Category:Incident
Location:Guam -   Guam
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Kansai International Airport - KIX
Destination airport:Gold Coast Airport - OOL
Investigating agency: ATSB
Narrative:
The airline says almost four hours into the flight, smoke was seen in the cockpit and moments later the right hand cockpit window caught fire. Jetstar says technical crew extinguished the fire which was contained to the cockpit only.

The aircraft landed without incident at Guam International Airport at 2.20am (AEST) Australian time.

Sources:

http://www.news.com.au/travel/story/0,28318,25619223-5014090,00.html
[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/2009/AAIR/aair200903339.aspx]

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: ATSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Images:

Photo of VH-EBF courtesy AirHistory.net


Melbourne (YMML / MEL)
18 September 2018; (c) Gavin Hughes

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jun-2009 21:04 mmolloy Added
10-Jun-2009 22:24 mmolloy Updated
11-Jun-2009 05:25 harro Updated
12-Jun-2009 11:31 CAN Updated
14-Jun-2009 23:48 A. Chiba Updated
15-Jun-2009 10:36 harro Updated

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