Incident Boeing 737-8LJ (WL) VQ-BWA, Tuesday 9 January 2018
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Date:Tuesday 9 January 2018
Time:c. 00:18
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 737-8LJ (WL)
Registration: VQ-BWA
MSN: 41207/5377
Year of manufacture:2015
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 149
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:near Moscow -   Russia
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Koltsovo International Airport (SVX/USSS)
Destination airport:Moscow-Sheremetyevo International Airport (SVO/UUEE)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Aeroflot flight SU1415, a Boeing 737-800, was descending towards the destination of Moscow-Sheremetyevo Airport in Russia when sparks and smoke were observed from the cabin ceiling near video surveillance equipment close to the cockpit door. Cabin crew discharged fire extinguishers to contain the issue. The aircraft landed safely on runway 24R at 00:21 hours local time.


Revision history:

12-Jan-2018 17:39 AF5541 Added
12-Jan-2018 17:43 harro Updated [Time, Location, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
12-Jan-2018 17:46 harro Updated [Source, Narrative]

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