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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 239173
Last updated: 5 December 2021
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Time:02:05 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B744 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 747-47UF
Owner/operator:Atlas Air
Registration: N408MC
MSN: 29261/1192
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Shanghai-Pudong International Airport (PVG/ZSPD) -   China
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Seoul-Incheon International Airport (ICN/RKSI)
Destination airport:Shanghai-Pudong International Airport (PVG/ZSPD)
Atlas Air flight 5Y8939, a Boeing 747-400F, suffered pod strikes to the no. 1, 2 and 4 engines on landing on runway 17R at Shanghai-Pudong International Airport, China.

Weather at the time of the incident (1805Z, August 4) was reported as:
ZSPD 041800Z 19013G20MPS 8000 -SHRA BKN015 26/24 Q1004 RESHRA BECMG TL1850 SHRA




Photo of N408MC courtesy

Amsterdam - Schiphol (EHAM / AMS)
22 August 2020; (c) Gerard Helmer

Revision history:

06-Aug-2020 14:21 harro Added
06-Aug-2020 14:25 harro Updated [Total occupants, Location, Narrative]

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