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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 170328
Last updated: 10 February 2021
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Time:04:00 EDT
Type:Silhouette image of generic A388 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A380-842
Owner/operator:Qantas Aways
Registration: VH-OQL
C/n / msn: 074
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:near Fiji Islands -   Fiji
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Sydney YSSY/YSD
Destination airport:Dallas Fort Worth KDRW/DFW
Aircraft was en-route from Sydney Australia to Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas when it suffered a failure of two fuel pumps in one tank over Fiji. Pilots choose to return to Sydney for repairs. The aircraft flew to Dallas the next day after a delay of over 25 hours.


Other occurrences involving this aircraft

27 Mar 2014 VH-OQL Qantas 0 near Dubai non


Photo of VH-OQL courtesy

London - Heathrow (EGLL / LHR)
7 October 2014; (c) Richard Vandervord

Revision history:

06-Oct-2014 23:48 vvvww Added

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