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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 169695
Last updated: 30 November 2021
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Time:20-35 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B737 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-7Q8
Registration: EI-EUX
MSN: 29352/1491
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Riga Airport -   Latvia
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Riga Airport (RIX) ICAO: EVRA
Destination airport:Moscow-Vnukovo Airport (VKO/UUWW)
Transaero flight UN252, a Boeing 737-700, took off from runway 18 at Riga Airport, Latvia about 17:35 UTC. It had climbed to an altitude of about 23400 feet when at 17:45 UTC the airplane turned back.
An emergency was declared and the airplane landed back safely on runway 18 at 18:02 UTC.
Reportedly nr.2 engine problems forced the crew to return.



Photo of EI-EUX courtesy

London - Heathrow (EGLL / LHR)
6 April 2015; (c) Alastair T. Gardiner

Revision history:

11-Sep-2014 06:56 Lange Alex Added
11-Sep-2014 07:01 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
11-Sep-2014 08:02 Lange Alex Updated [Total occupants]
11-Sep-2014 08:02 Chieftain Updated [Time, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Damage]
11-Sep-2014 08:14 Anon. Updated [Total occupants]

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