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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 265744
Last updated: 19 September 2021
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Time:04:20 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic B748 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 747-800F
Owner/operator:United Parcel Service (UPS)
Registration: N624UP
MSN: 63784/1558
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Category:Serious incident
Location:Near Hong Kong international airport -   Hong Kong
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:Hong Kong-Chek Lap Kok International Airport (HKG/VHHH)
Destination airport:Dubai Airport (DXB/OMDB)
Investigating agency: AAIA
The aircraft performing flight 5X003 was climbing out of runway 07R when the crew received an indication that one of the engines have a problem (400 feet), at 1500 feet the engine fire warning sounded.
The pilots discharged 2 fire bottles into the engine but warning was persisting.
The plane returned to Hong Kong a safe overweight (about 426 ton, MTOW 442 ton, MLW 350 ton) landing on runway 07L and coming to a stop about 2500 meters down the runway, about 15 minutes after departure.





Revision history:

21-Jul-2021 17:15 Iceman 29 Added
21-Jul-2021 17:17 Iceman 29 Updated [Cn, Source, Embed code]
21-Jul-2021 17:19 Iceman 29 Updated [Country, Source, Embed code]
22-Jul-2021 06:36 gerard57 Updated [Damage]
22-Jul-2021 09:09 Iceman 29 Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Category, Photo]
22-Jul-2021 09:12 gerard57 Updated [Location]
22-Jul-2021 09:13 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Location, Source, Embed code, Category]
22-Jul-2021 17:10 gerard57 Updated [Location, Embed code]
21-Aug-2021 09:40 harro Updated [Total occupants, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]

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