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A332, Karachi Pakistan, 2014
AW Group 1 Hydraulic Power  + , Bleed Air  + , Emergency Evacuation  +
AW Group 2 Corrosion/Disbonding/Fatigue  +
Aircraft AIRBUS A-330-200 +
Aircraft damage Minor  +
Airport Karachi/Jinnah International Airport +
Date of Occurence 4 October 2014  +
EPR Emergency Evacuation  +
Event Type Airworthiness + , Fire Smoke and Fumes + , Ground Operations + , Human Factors +
FIRE Non-Fire Fumes  +
Flight Airborne No  +
Flight Completed No  +
Flight Conditions On Ground - Normal Visibility  +
Flight Intended Destination Dubai International Airport +
Flight Origin Karachi/Jinnah International Airport +
GND Aircraft Push Back  +
GeneralSub Inadequate Aircraft Operator Procedures  + , Inadequate Airport Procedures  +
HF Procedural non compliance  +
ICAO Region MID  +
ICAO Territory OP  +
Injuries Few occupants  +
Investigation Type Independent  +
No damage or injury true  +
Operator Emirates +
Phase of Flight Pushback/towing  +
Spot 24° 54' 16.7518", 67° 9' 26.4173"Latitude: 24.904653277778
Longitude: 67.157338138889
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Synopsis On 4 October 2014, the fracture of a hydraOn 4 October 2014, the fracture of a hydraulic hose during an A330-200 pushback at night at Karachi was followed by dense fumes in the form of hydraulic fluid mist filling the aircraft cabin and flight deck. After some delay, during which a delay in isolating the APU air bleed exacerbated the ingress of fumes, the aircraft was towed back onto stand and an emergency evacuation completed. During the return to stand, a PBE unit malfunctioned and caught fire when one of the cabin crew attempted to use it which prevented use of the exit adjacent to it for evacuation.of the exit adjacent to it for evacuation.  +
Take off Commenced No  +
Time of Day Night  +
Type of Flight Public Transport (Passenger)  +
Vicinity false  +
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Categories Accidents and Incidents  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 1 March 2017 08:02:52  +
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