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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 225740
Last updated: 18 January 2022
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Time:16:20 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-231
Registration: YR-SEA
MSN: 357
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 165
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Heraklion-Nikos Kazantzakis international airport, Crete -   Greece
Phase: Standing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Ostrava-Leoš Janácek Airport (OSR/LKMT)
Destination airport:Heraklion-N. Kazantzakis Airport (HER/LGIR)
The plane departed from Ostrava as flight QS1302, and landed normally at 16.13 in Heraklion Crete. During mounting of the movable disembarkation stairs, the handling agency personnel noticed a fire in one of the plane's engines and used a portable fire extinguisher to put it off. The airport's fire department then also threw foam on the engine.
According to airport authorities, disembarkation was completed without any problems.
The plane was supposed to return to Ostrava OSR, but remains grounded for inspection.

Sources: (in Greek) (in Greek)

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Photo of YR-SEA courtesy

Palma de Mallorca (LEPA / LESJ / PMI)
18 May 2018; (c) Toni Marimón

Revision history:

02-Jun-2019 14:39 aspyros Added
02-Jun-2019 14:41 harro Updated [Cn, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]

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