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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 233010
Last updated: 28 April 2020
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Date:16-FEB-2020
Time:c. 17:39 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B77W model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 777-3ZGER
Owner/operator:Virgin Australia
Registration: VH-VOZ
C/n / msn: 35302/745
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Los Angeles International Airport (LAX/KLAX), Los Angeles, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Brisbane International Airport, QLD (BNE/YBBN)
Destination airport:Los Angeles International Airport, CA (LAX/KLAX)
Narrative:
The aircraft experienced a fire in the right main landing gear upon landing at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX/KLAX), Los Angeles, California.
There were no reported injuries to the occupants onboard Virgin Australia Flight 9 from Brisbane International Airport (BNE/YBBN), Australia.

Sources:

https://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2020/02/16/landing-gear-emergency-lax/
https://www.8newsnow.com/news/national-news/plane-makes-emergency-landing-after-issue-with-landing-gear/
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https://flightaware.com/live/flight/VOZ9/history/20200216/1225Z/YBBN/KLAX
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/va9


Images:

Photo of VH-VOZ courtesy AirHistory.net


Los Angeles - International (KLAX / LAX)
17 February 2018; (c) Gerard Helmer

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Feb-2020 05:18 Geno Added
17-Feb-2020 06:09 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Source, Damage, Narrative]
17-Feb-2020 07:51 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Embed code]

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