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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 217888
Last updated: 5 July 2021
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Date:27-OCT-2018
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic A388 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A380-842
Owner/operator:Qantas
Registration: VH-OQD
MSN: 026
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:between Sydney and Los Angeles -   Pacific Ocean
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Sydney-Kingsford Smith International Airport, NSW (SYD/YSSY)
Destination airport:Los Angeles International Airport, CA (LAX/KLAX)
Narrative:
The mobile phone of one of the passengers caught fire. The fire was contained by the crew and the aircraft continued the flight normally.

Sources:

https://www.bea.aero/fileadmin/user_upload/ACCREP3.pdf

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

2 Jul 2014 VH-OQD Qantas 0 near Los Angeles, CA unk
16 May 2016 VH-OQD Qantas 0 1500 km WSW of Dallas, TX, USA non
Litium battery thermal event.


Images:

Photo of VH-OQD courtesy AirHistory.net


London - Heathrow (EGLL / LHR)
19 September 2015; (c) Mark McEwan

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Nov-2018 20:15 harro Added

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