Aviation Photo #0262719 Boeing 747-436 - British Airways

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Moments before being evacuated after the aircraft had come to a stop on runway 34L, Reason for this was a cargo hold fire message on the EICAS (which actually turned out to be a small fire) 10 minutes after departure, the aircraft declared MAYDAY and returned for landing without dumping fuel , as the captain could smell somthing burning and wanted to land ASAP. the aircraft is now at qantas maintanance undergoing structural checks after the heavy landing.
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    Joe Corrigan
    British Airways
    Boeing 747-436
    Boeing 747-400 (AL-1)
    Boeing 747-400 (AL-1)
    Boeing
    24053
    790
    G-BNLK
    Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot)
    New South Wales
    Australia
    August 10, 2002
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