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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 192783
Last updated: 4 August 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic A332 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A330-243
Owner/operator:Etihad Airways
Registration: A6-EYR
C/n / msn: 975
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 238
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:near Hong Kong Chek Lap Kok International Airport (HKG) -   Hong Kong
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:HKG
Destination airport:AUH
The plane departed Hong Kong for Abu Dhabi at 18:47 (GMT+8). After 18 minutes, the crew requested a return to Hong Kong International Airport. The aircraft held for 4 hours, before it landed back in HKG at 23:16 local time. Etihad Airways say the return was due to a technical issue with the aircraft.

The aircraft was back in service the next day when it departed again for Abu Dhabi at 19:08 UTC.



Photo of A6-EYR courtesy

Düsseldorf - International (EDDL / DUS)
12 August 2018; (c) Joop de Groot

Revision history:

12-Jan-2017 20:03 G-VSHY Added
12-Jan-2017 20:04 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Narrative]
12-Jan-2017 22:16 Aerossurance Updated [Location, Narrative]

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