Incident Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner ET-ASH, Thursday 28 December 2023
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Date:Thursday 28 December 2023
Time:21:10 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B788 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner
Owner/operator:Ethiopian Airlines
Registration: ET-ASH
MSN: 38754/283
Year of manufacture:2015
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Tokyo/Narita International Airport -   Japan
Phase: Taxi
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Tokyo/Narita International Airport (NRT/RJAA), Japan
Destination airport:Seoul/Incheon International Airport (ICN/RKSI), South Korea
Ethiopian Airlines' flight ETH/ET673 from Tokyo/Narita, Japan to Seoul/Incheon, South Korea, a Boeing 787-8, mistakenly turned left instead of right when the airplane was entering taxiway K from S3 for departure from Narita. ET673 came face to face with another B787-8 with registration VH-VKB (c/n 36228/134), Jetstar JST/JQ10 from Tokyo/Narita, Japan to Brisbane, Australia, which was taxiing on K-TWY as ROUTE 2 for departure from runway 34L. Both B787s stopped taxiing with a few hundred meters of separation. ET673 was towed back to clear the intersection with S4-TWY, and JQ10 resumed taxi via S4, C, S and A-TWYs to reach runway 34L 27 minutes later. ET673 could taxi via S3, C, S and A-TWYs for runway 34L departure with another ten minutes of delay.


History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

4 March 2016 ET-ASH Ethiopian Airlines 0 Addis Ababa-Bole Airport (ADD/HAAB) unk
Gear-up landing


Revision history:

28-Dec-2023 19:47 isamuel Added

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