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Cabin Fire On OS 767 From BJS To VIE  
User currently offlineeisenbach From Austria, joined Mar 2001, 113 posts, RR: 0
Posted (4 years 4 months 2 weeks 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 16092 times:

Now in the Austrian news: At the flight from Beijing to Vienna last Thursday the B767 had a fire in the galley. The crew was able to stop the fire and to return to Beijing. Crew member reported "black, dense smoke - it was hard to breathe".

The incident happend in Chinese airspace, at the northern Chinese border.

Source: http://orf.at/ticker/368611.html (ORF, Austrian Broadcasting Corporation)


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User currently offlineeisenbach From Austria, joined Mar 2001, 113 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (4 years 4 months 2 weeks 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 16025 times:

More detailed report at AustrianAviation:

http://www.austrianaviation.net/news...ing-767-von-austrian-airlines.html

Plane Type: 767-300ER
Registration: OE-LAZ

The defective galley was replaced, the plane returned on the next day to Vienna.

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ORIGINAL TEXT:


"An Bord einer Boeing 767-300ER von Austrian Airlines ist es am vergangenen Donnerstag nach dem Start in Peking kurz nach Erreichen der Reiseflughöhe zu Rauchentwicklung in der Kabine gekommen. Offenbar war ein Ofen in der Galley defekt. Die Kabinenbesatzung aktivierte nach Unterbrechung der Stromversorgung sicherheitshalber die Feuerlöscher - die Rauchentwicklung hörte damit auf.

Die Maschine mit der Kennung OE-LAZ kehrte daraufhin nach Peking zurück, die Passagiere konnten das Flugzeug an einer Außenposition über Treppen verlassen. Die Fluggäste haben keinen Schaden davongetragen, zwei Flugbegleiter klagten über leichte Beschwerden durch den Rauch.

Der Ofen wurde in Peking aus dem Flugzeug entfernt und wird nun überprüft - die Maschine konnte am Folgetag nach Wien zurückkehren. "



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User currently offlineAustrianZRH From Austria, joined Aug 2007, 1386 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (4 years 4 months 2 weeks 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 15736 times:

Quoting eisenbach (Reply 1):
ORIGINAL TEXT:


"An Bord einer Boeing 767-300ER von Austrian Airlines ist es am vergangenen Donnerstag nach dem Start in Peking kurz nach Erreichen der Reiseflughöhe zu Rauchentwicklung in der Kabine gekommen. Offenbar war ein Ofen in der Galley defekt. Die Kabinenbesatzung aktivierte nach Unterbrechung der Stromversorgung sicherheitshalber die Feuerlöscher - die Rauchentwicklung hörte damit auf.

Die Maschine mit der Kennung OE-LAZ kehrte daraufhin nach Peking zurück, die Passagiere konnten das Flugzeug an einer Außenposition über Treppen verlassen. Die Fluggäste haben keinen Schaden davongetragen, zwei Flugbegleiter klagten über leichte Beschwerden durch den Rauch.

Der Ofen wurde in Peking aus dem Flugzeug entfernt und wird nun überprüft - die Maschine konnte am Folgetag nach Wien zurückkehren. "

Quick translation of mine:

"On board a Boeing 767-300ER operated by Austrian Airlines, smoke appeared in the cabin shortly after reaching cruise altitude last Thursday. A defective oven in the galley appeared to be the source of the smoke. The cabin crew switched off power and activated the fire extinguishers and the smoking stopped.

The oven was taken off the plane in Beijing and is currently being examined. The aircraft could return to Vienna the following day."



WARNING! The post above should be taken with a grain of salt! Furthermore, it may be slightly biased towards A.
User currently offlineseemyseems From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2009, 967 posts, RR: 7
Reply 3, posted (4 years 4 months 2 weeks 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 15341 times:

BJS? Surely you mean PEK?


seemyseems
User currently offlineMYT332 From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2003, 9112 posts, RR: 70
Reply 4, posted (4 years 4 months 2 weeks 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 15291 times:

Quoting seemyseems (Reply 3):
BJS? Surely you mean PEK?


He does but BJS is used to describe airports in the Beijing municipality so PEK and NAY.



One Life, Live it.
User currently offlineseemyseems From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2009, 967 posts, RR: 7
Reply 5, posted (4 years 4 months 2 weeks 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 15282 times:

Quoting MYT332 (Reply 4):
He does but BJS is used to describe airports in the Beijing municipality so PEK and NAY.

Ah right, thanks for the clear up!  



seemyseems
User currently offlineJohnClipper From Hong Kong, joined Aug 2005, 845 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (4 years 4 months 2 weeks 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 10808 times:

Just like NYC refers to New York in general and not LGA and JFK or RIO refers to Rio de Janeiro in general and not GIG or SDU.

User currently offlinebushman From Russia, joined Jan 2007, 62 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (4 years 4 months 2 weeks 3 days 5 hours ago) and read 8412 times:

The same aircraft, OE-LAZ, had a tailstrike at PEK on Jan 29, 2010:

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Photo © BJ


Seems like unlucky destination for her.


User currently offlineJohnKrist From Sweden, joined Jan 2005, 1399 posts, RR: 6
Reply 8, posted (4 years 4 months 2 weeks 3 days 5 hours ago) and read 8261 times:
AIRLINERS.NET CREW
HEAD SUPPORT

Yeah it's time to retire these unsafe Boeings...  

Doesn't sound to nice with thick black smoke, bet the pax were more than a bit anxious. Seems like the response from the crew was quick and professional so no real danger. But better safe than sorry!



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User currently offlinebushman From Russia, joined Jan 2007, 62 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (4 years 4 months 2 weeks 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 7870 times:

Quoting JohnKrist (Reply 8):
Yeah it's time to retire these unsafe Boeings...

I personally don't like such phrases about airplanes, especially related to such a nice machine like 767. I've been working for the Boeing Company for some years, I have crossed the Atlantic 6 times on 767s and I'm completely confident in its perfect safety.
In this specific case the crew handled the situation very correctly and quickly. My respect to them.
By the way, that galley, and specifically, that oven was not made by Boeing itself. It must be a supplied part, so claims will go to the vendor.

[Edited 2010-05-17 01:03:32]

User currently offlineJohnKrist From Sweden, joined Jan 2005, 1399 posts, RR: 6
Reply 10, posted (4 years 4 months 2 weeks 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 7528 times:
AIRLINERS.NET CREW
HEAD SUPPORT

Quoting bushman (Reply 9):

I personally don't like such phrases about airplanes

It was a joke since last few crashes has been leading to discussions about unsafe Russian aircraft and Airbuses. I thought it was obvious...
Only 767 I've been on was with Air China, and yes it is a very nice aircraft!



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User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31684 posts, RR: 56
Reply 11, posted (4 years 4 months 2 weeks 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 7528 times:

Whats more of a concern is Why did the CB not pop out.


Think of the brighter side!
User currently offlinebushman From Russia, joined Jan 2007, 62 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (4 years 4 months 2 weeks 3 days 3 hours ago) and read 7135 times:

Quoting JohnKrist (Reply 10):
It was a joke since last few crashes has been leading to discussions about unsafe Russian aircraft and Airbuses. I thought it was obvious...

Sorry  
Due to last few crashes my sense of humor has deteriorated a bit...


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