Incident Airbus A380-861 A6-EDT, Monday 11 February 2013
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Date:Monday 11 February 2013
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic A388 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Airbus A380-861
Owner/operator:Emirates
Registration: A6-EDT
MSN: 090
Engine model:Engine Alliance GP 7270
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:En-route Bangkok to Hong Kong -   Pacific Ocean
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi International Airport (BKK/VTBS)
Destination airport:Hong Kong
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Two hours into flight EK384 on Monday 11 February 2013 at an altitude of 27 000 feet an exit door at the Business Class came ajar the noise from the door was caused by a small dimensional difference between the inflated door seal and the door lower frame striker plate, when the door is in the closed position
The flight continued to and landed safety 30 minutes later at Hong Kong with the gap at floor level coverered by blankets..

Sources:

The Daily Mail February 16, 2013

http://avherald.com/h?article=45dcf5b6&opt=0

Images:


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Feb-2013 03:54 JohnTrevett Added
16-Feb-2013 13:10 whiteshark Updated [Registration, Embed code, Narrative, ]
17-Feb-2013 01:07 myair Updated [Registration, Source, ]
25-Feb-2013 17:32 vvvww Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Country, Embed code, ]
17-Mar-2015 21:46 Anon. Updated [Narrative, Photo, ]
29-Jun-2023 06:43 RDV Updated

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