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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 90475
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 747-430
Registration: D-ABVL
MSN: 26425/898
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 221
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:São Paulo Guarulhos Int´l -   Brazil
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:GRU
Destination airport:MUC
Lufthansa flight LH505 took off from São Paulo International (GRU) to Munich Franz Josef Strauß (MUC) at 18:15hs LT on Feb, 22 and returned an hour later, emergency landing at 19:20hs LT.
According to the company, the aircraft had technical problems, which were not disclosed. Local press, based on witnesses among the ground staff at the airport, stated that there was a fire on cabin (flight deck) wich was controlled by the crew.
None of the 221 passangers were injured.



Photo of D-ABVL courtesy

Frankfurt am Main (EDDF / FRA / FRF)
19 September 2015; (c) Gerry Barron

Revision history:

24-Feb-2011 00:30 comtepole Added
24-Feb-2011 15:08 harro Updated [Narrative]

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