Incident Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner VN-A867,
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Date:Tuesday 26 December 2023
Time:c. 11:52 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B789 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner
Owner/operator:Vietnam Airlines
Registration: VN-A867
MSN: 39287/411
Year of manufacture:2016
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 94
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:near Tokunoshima island, Amami islands, Kagoshima prefecture -   Japan
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Ho Chi Minh/Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN/VVTS), Vietnam
Destination airport:Tokyo/Narita International Airport (NRT/RJAA), Japan
Vietnam Airlines' flight HVN/VN302 from Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam to Tokyo/Narita, Japan, a Boeing 787-9, suffered cracks on the left front windshield while cruising at FL410 en route over the Pacific near Amami islands, Japan. Flightradar24 data indicates the flight descended to FL310, and continued its destination where a safe landing was carried out. No reported injuries.
The runway 16R was closed for three minutes for inspection.


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26-Dec-2023 12:52 isamuel Added

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