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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 193997
Last updated: 14 October 2021
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Time:c. 10:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B788 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner
Owner/operator:Japan Airlines
Registration: JA821J
MSN: 34831/20
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 169
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:near Echizen city, Fukui prefecture -   Japan
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Tokyo International Airport /Haneda (HND/RJTT), Japan
Destination airport:Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK/ZBAA), China
Japan Airlines' flight 021 from Tokyo/Haneda, Japan to Beijing, China forced to return to Haneda due to a web of cracks on the windshield in front of the captain's seat. The plane made a safe landing at Haneda at 10:58 LT. No personal injuries were reported. According to the record, the flight took off Haneda at 09:29 LT and reached to FL400 at 09:49LT. The descend was started near Echizen city at 10:02 LT, and the Boeing turned back for Haneda over Bay of Wakasa at 10:10 LT. The flight was restarted by a replacement B787-8 (JA831J) with four hours of delay.



Photo of JA821J courtesy

Los Angeles - International (KLAX / LAX)
19 November 2015; (c) Danny Grew

Revision history:

06-Mar-2017 20:09 isamuel Added
06-Mar-2017 20:41 isamuel Updated [Source, Narrative]

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