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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 203062
Last updated: 16 September 2021
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Date:15-DEC-2017
Time:08:17 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic B789 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner
Owner/operator:Air China
Registration: B-1467
MSN: 34315/603
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 269
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:500nm north of Auckland -   Pacific Ocean
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Auckland International Airport (AKL/NZAA)
Destination airport:Beijing International Airport (PEK/ZBAA)
Narrative:
Air China flight CA784, a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, from Auckland, New Zealand, to Beijing, China, was en route at FL340 over the Pacific Ocean about 500nm north of Auckland when the no.1 engine, a Rolls Royce Trent 1000, developed an issue.
The entire left hand side of the aircraft lost electrical power. The crew decided to return to Auckland, where it landed safely about 90 minutes later.

Sources:

https://www.stuff.co.nz/travel/travel-troubles/99927014/air-china-flight-returns-to-auckland-after-losing-navigation-communication-and-radar-systems-in-engine-failure
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/ca784#fd72210


Images:

Photo of B-1467 courtesy AirHistory.net


Montréal - Pierre Elliott Trudeau International (CYUL / YUL)
5 May 2018; (c) Pierre Langlois

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2017 20:57 AF5541 Added
17-Dec-2017 20:59 harro Updated [Time, Narrative]

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