Incident Boeing 747-45E (BDSF) TF-AMA, Sunday 31 January 2021
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Date:Sunday 31 January 2021
Time:c 01:10 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic B744 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 747-45E (BDSF)
Owner/operator:Air Atlanta Icelandic
Registration: TF-AMA
MSN: 27899/1053
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:near Liège Airport -   Belgium
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:Liège Airport (LGG/EBLG)
Destination airport:Riyadh-King Khalid International Airport (RUH/OERK)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
An Air Atlanta Icelandic Boeing 747-400F, operating flight SV3920 on behalf of Saudia Cargo, suffered an engine issue after takeoff from runway 04R.
The aircraft then continued for a fuel dump procedure of the North Sea before coming back to land at Liège Airport.
Witnesses reporting hearing loud bangs with associated flames from the engine, which would be consistent with an engine surge.


Revision history:

01-Feb-2021 07:38 harro Added
01-Feb-2021 07:40 harro Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
08-Nov-2022 13:23 Ron Averes Updated [Location]

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