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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 58589
Last updated: 15 October 2021
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Time:c. 1:00 pm
Type:Silhouette image of generic B752 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 757-23A
Owner/operator:Astraeus (on behalf of BMI British Midland)
Registration: G-OPJB
MSN: 24924/333
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 84
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Manchester Airport, Ringway, Manchester -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:London (Heathrow) Airport (LHR/EGLL)
Destination airport:Freetown-Lungi International Airport (FNA/GFLL)
The flight BD-967 squawked emergency while climbing through 18,000 feet, descended to 10,000 feet and diverted to Manchester for a safe landing. British Midland told that the crew decided to divert as a precaution after cockpit instruments indicated a technical problem.


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G-OPJB Boeing 757-23A of Astraeus at Manchester Airport 24 December 2005: G-OPJB B757-23A Astraeus 1 MAN 24DEC05 (6658931155)


Photo of G-OPJB courtesy

London - Gatwick (EGKK / LGW)
28 February 2007; (c) LRS747

Revision history:

30-Jan-2009 10:57 Certosino Added
12-Dec-2014 21:01 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
01-Nov-2016 17:55 Dr.John Smith Updated [Source, Embed code]
01-Nov-2016 17:56 Dr.John Smith Updated [Source]

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