Litium battery thermal event Incident Airbus A380-842 VH-OQD,
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Date:Saturday 27 October 2018
Type:Silhouette image of generic A388 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Airbus A380-842
Registration: VH-OQD
MSN: 026
Engine model:Rolls-Royce Trent 972B-84
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:between Sydney and Los Angeles -   Pacific Ocean
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Sydney-Kingsford Smith International Airport, NSW (SYD/YSSY)
Destination airport:Los Angeles International Airport, CA (LAX/KLAX)
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
The mobile phone of one of the passengers caught fire. The fire was contained by the crew and the aircraft continued the flight normally.


History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

2 July 2014 VH-OQD Qantas 0 near Los Angeles, CA unk
16 May 2016 VH-OQD Qantas 0 1500 km WSW of Dallas, TX, USA non
Litium battery thermal event
15 October 2023 VH-OQD Qantas 0 67.2 NM 84.7 degrees from Balgo Hill Aerodrome, NT non
Inflight fire

Revision history:

15-Nov-2018 20:15 harro Added

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