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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 227385
Last updated: 14 October 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-8ME (WL)
Owner/operator:Nordwind Airlines
Registration: VP-BSZ
MSN: 60180/7063
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 179
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Category:Serious incident
Location:Moskva-Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO/UUEE) -   Russia
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Moskva-Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO/UUEE)
Destination airport:Yerevan Airport (EVN/UDYZ)
Nordwind Airlines flight 477, a Boeing 737-800, was involved in a serious incident at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport.
During the takeoff run, the cabin crew reported smoke in the passenger cabin of the aircraft. The captain of the aircraft elected to abort the takeoff. An evacuation was carried out.
Eight passengers sought medical assistance.
Interfax quoted a source claiming the aircraft had undergone an engine compressor wash prior to departure. A fuid then likely entered the air supply system, causing smoke in the cabin.


Revision history:

20-Jul-2019 11:22 harro Added
20-Jul-2019 11:25 harro Updated [Location, Narrative]

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