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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 190626
Last updated: 17 October 2021
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Date:12-OCT-2016
Time:15:45 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic B788 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner
Owner/operator:American Airlines
Registration: N812AA
MSN: 40630/378
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 114
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:south of Cold Bay, AK -   Pacific Ocean
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG/ZSPD)
Destination airport:Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD/KORD), IL
Narrative:
An American Airlines Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner, operating flight AA288 from Shanghai to Chicago O'Hare, IL was enroute at FL380 over the Pacific Ocean about 710nm south of Cold Bay, AK when the crew shut down the no. 2 engine. A decision was made to divert to Cold Bay where the aircraft landed safely about 2 hours later.

Sources:

https://www.adn.com/alaska-news/aviation/2016/10/12/american-airlines-jet-makes-emergency-landing-in-cold-bay/
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/aa288#b48b916


Images:

Photo of N812AA courtesy AirHistory.net


Amsterdam - Schiphol (EHAM / AMS)
5 December 2020; (c) Fred Willemsen

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Oct-2016 07:04 AF5541 Added
13-Oct-2016 07:06 harro Updated [Location, Country, Narrative]

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