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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 179761
Last updated: 29 December 2021
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Date:19-SEP-2015
Time:19:58 MSK
Type:Silhouette image of generic B752 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing-757-2Q8 (WL)
Owner/operator:Azur Air
Registration: VQ-BEZ
MSN: 29382/1010
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 237
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Rostov-on-Don Airport (ROV) -   Russia
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:IATA: KUF, ICAO: UWWW
Destination airport:IATA: HRG; ICAO: HEGN
Narrative:
Azur Air flight ZF3309 from Samara, Russia to Hurghada, Egypt, diverted to Rostov-on-Don after an outer window pane of the cockpit had cracked. No one was hurt.
The Boeing-757-2Q8 (WL) took off from 13:59 UTC (17:59 LT). The aircraft was en route at FL340 when at 15:15 UTC a descent was initiated. The aircraft diverted towards Rostov-on-Don, descending to 6000 feet. At that altitude the flight entered a holding pattern for about one hour until an uneventful landing was carried out on at 16:58 UTC on runway 04.
The aircraft was repaired and back in service the next morning.

Sources:

http://tass.ru/proisshestviya/2275814
https://www.flightradar24.com//data/flights/zf3309/#777cb12

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

10 Sep 2021 VQ-BEY Azur Air 0 south of Ankara unk


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Sep-2015 19:38 Hans Gruber Added
21-Sep-2015 19:50 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Source, Narrative]
21-Sep-2015 20:06 Anon. Updated [Damage]

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