Serious incident Avro RJ100 HB-IXU, Monday 9 August 2004
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Date:Monday 9 August 2004
Time:11:03
Type:Silhouette image of generic RJ1H model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Avro RJ100
Owner/operator:Swiss International Air Lines
Registration: HB-IXU
MSN: E3276
Year of manufacture:1995
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 56
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Category:Serious incident
Location:41 km NE of Frankfurt -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Amsterdam-Schiphol International Airport (AMS/EHAM)
Destination airport:Zürich-Kloten Airport (ZRH)
Investigating agency: BFU
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Narrative:
Swiss Flight 725 departed Amsterdam at 10:01 for a flight to Zürich. Near Frankfurt the #2 engine suffered an uncontained failure with debris striking the #1 engine. Both engines were shut down and a safe emergency landing was carried out at Frankfurt.


Sources:

Swiss, AP
https://www.bfu-web.de/DE/Publikationen/Bulletins/2004/Bulletin08-2004.pdf?__blob=publicationFile

History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

25 March 2005 HB-IXU Swiss International Air Lines 0 München-Franz Josef Strauss Airport (MUC/EDDM) non
12 December 2006 HB-IXU Swiss European Air Lines 0 Zürich - LSZH non
Loss of pressurization

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Jul-2012 07:20 harro Added
16-May-2014 12:04 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
09-Nov-2017 20:16 harro Updated [Time, Source]

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