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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 58589
Last updated: 15 October 2021
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Date:26-JAN-2009
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)
Narrative:
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.

Sources:

1. http://avherald.com/h?article=41405e8a&opt=0
2. http://www.caa.co.uk/application.aspx?catid=60&pagetype=65&appid=1&mode=reg&fullregmark=OPJB
3. https://www.planespotters.net/airframe/Boeing/757/24924/N921FD-Federal-Express-(FedEx) .

Media:

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

Images:

Photo of G-OPJB courtesy AirHistory.net


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

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
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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