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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 248733
Last updated: 23 November 2021
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Time:c 03:45 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A332 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A330-243
Owner/operator:Hainan Airlines
Registration: B-5979
MSN: 1591
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:NE of St.Petersburg -   Russia
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Beijing-Capital International Airport (PEK/ZBAA)
Destination airport:Brussel-Zaventem Airport (BRU/EBBR)
Hainan Airlines flight HU491, a Airbus A330-243, was en route from Beijing, China, to Brussels, Belgium, when a low oil pressure warning occurred for one of the two engines.
The flight crew elected to divert to St. Petersburg Airport (ULLI) in Russia.

The aircraft was ferried back to Beijing on March 5 and resumed service on March 8, 2021.




Photo of B-5979 courtesy

Calgary - International (CYYC / YYC)
5 May 2018; (c) LRS747

Revision history:

12-Mar-2021 18:11 harro Added
12-Mar-2021 18:11 harro Updated [Location]

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