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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 82661
Last updated: 26 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B744 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 747-438
Registration: VH-OEI
MSN: 32913/1330
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 220
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Near Sydney, NSW -   Australia
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:YSSY
Destination airport:SAEZ
During the climb the crew detected smoke in the cockpit. Oxygen gear was used by the pilots who then conducted an emergency descent. Fuel was dumped before a safe landing was made.


Other occurrences involving this aircraft

27 Feb 2014 VH-OEI Qantas 0 Los Angeles International Airport, CA (LAX/KLAX) unk


Photo of VH-OEI courtesy

Los Angeles - International (KLAX / LAX)
2 October 2014; (c) John Smitherman

Revision history:

15-Nov-2010 02:46 VHKDK Added
15-Nov-2010 03:09 harro Updated [Location, Source]
15-Nov-2010 03:11 harro Updated [Damage]
15-Nov-2010 15:35 MarkStep Updated [Total occupants, Source]

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