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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 80623
Last updated: 13 October 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B788 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner
Owner/operator:Boeing Aircraft Co.
Registration: N787EX
MSN: 40691/2
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 42
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:In flight over Texas -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Yuma, Arizona
Destination airport:Harlingen, Texas
The aircraft made an emergency landing in Laredo, Texas after smoke was seen in the cabin due to electrical problems in the aft electronics bay which disabled the primary flight displays in the cockpit. The aircraft was evacuated using slides. One of the 42 occupants sustained a minor injury.

Boeing determined that a failure in the P100 panel led to a fire involving an insulation blanket. The insulation self-extinguished once the fault in the P100 panel cleared.
Damage to the P100 panel is significant. Initial inspections, however, do not show extensive damage to the surrounding structure or other systems. The P100 panel is one of several power panels in the aft electronics bay. It receives power from the left engine and distributes it to an array of systems.



Photo of N787EX courtesy

Tucson / Pima Museum [ Off-Airport ]
11 November 2019; (c) Sybille Petersen

Revision history:

09-Nov-2010 21:51 slowkid Added
09-Nov-2010 21:52 slowkid Updated [Time, Location]
10-Nov-2010 03:31 slowkid Updated [Cn, Total occupants, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
11-Nov-2010 14:20 Anon. Updated [Source, Embed code]
12-Nov-2010 09:10 harro Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]
19-Jan-2011 09:50 bizjets101 Updated [Embed code]
19-Jan-2011 09:50 harro Updated [Embed code]
24-Feb-2012 11:40 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]

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