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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 170328
Last updated: 10 February 2021
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Date:03-OCT-2014
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
Narrative:
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.

Sources:

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/QFA7/history/20141003/0310Z/YSSY/KDFW
http://avherald.com/h?article=47b480e2&opt=0
http://www.airfleets.net/ficheapp/plane-a380-74.htm

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

27 Mar 2014 VH-OQL Qantas 0 near Dubai non


Images:

Photo of VH-OQL courtesy AirHistory.net


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

Revision history:

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06-Oct-2014 23:48 vvvww Added

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