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Oxygen bottle burst blew hole in Qantas 747-400 ...- qantas 747 oxygen cylinder explosion images ,Aug 28, 2008·The Boeing 747-400 aircraft, carrying 365 people, was flying over the South China Sea July 25 when the explosion blew a hole in the fuselage …Oxygen-bottle blast suspected in drama aboard Qantas jumbo ...Jul 27, 2008·Australian investigators are focusing on the possibility that an oxygen cylinder could have exploded mid-flight on a Qantas jumbo jet that made an emergency landing in the Philippines with a …



Qantas ordered to check oxygen cylinders - Wikinews, the ...

Jul 27, 2008·"Qantas jet probe focuses on exploding oxygen cylinder" — Agence France-Presse, July 27, 2008; Michael Perry. "Qantas to inspect oxygen bottles after 747 …

Investigation: AO-2008-053 - Oxygen cylinder failure and ...

Jul 25, 2008·On 25 July 2008, a Boeing Company 747-438 aircraft carrying 369 passengers and crew rapidly depressurised following the forceful rupture of one of the aircraft's emergency oxygen cylinders in the forward cargo hold.

Fragments found on Qantas jet support oxygen tank theory ...

Jul 28, 2008·Investigators today said fragments found on a Qantas jet forced to make an emergency landing with a hole in its fuselage supported the theory that an oxygen tank had exploded.. The Boeing 747 …

Qantas told to check every oxygen cylinder on its 747s ...

Jul 27, 2008·Qantas has been told to inspect every oxygen cylinder aboard its fleet of Boeing 747s after an explosion ripped a hole in the fuselage of one of its jets, forcing it …

Oxygen Bottle Burst on Qantas Flight, Investigation ...

Aug 28, 2008·An oxygen cylinder caused the explosion that blew a car-sized hole in a Qantas jet last month, forcing an emergency landing, air safety officials said Friday.

Fragments found on Qantas jet support oxygen tank theory ...

Jul 28, 2008·Investigators today said fragments found on a Qantas jet forced to make an emergency landing with a hole in its fuselage supported the theory that an oxygen tank had exploded.. The Boeing 747 …

Investigation reveals oxygen bottle failure caused Qantas ...

Oct 22, 2011·Air safety investigators confirmed Friday that an exploding oxygen cylinder ripped a gaping hole in a Qantas jet's fuselage midflight last month, but said they were no closer to solving the ...

Oxygen bottle burst blew hole in Qantas 747-400 ...

Aug 28, 2008·The Boeing 747-400 aircraft, carrying 365 people, was flying over the South China Sea July 25 when the explosion blew a hole in the fuselage …

Investigation reveals oxygen bottle failure caused Qantas ...

Oct 22, 2011·Air safety investigators confirmed Friday that an exploding oxygen cylinder ripped a gaping hole in a Qantas jet's fuselage midflight last month, but said they were no closer to solving the ...

Exploding cylinder blamed for Qantas near disaster

Sep 16, 2009·Exploding cylinder blamed for Qantas near disaster. IN the frantic moments after a 17-year-old oxygen cylinder exploded inside a Qantas plane the pilot called "mayday", investigators found.

Oxygen bottle burst blew hole in Qantas 747-400 ...

Aug 28, 2008·The Boeing 747-400 aircraft, carrying 365 people, was flying over the South China Sea July 25 when the explosion blew a hole in the fuselage …

BBC NEWS | Asia-Pacific | Fragments found on Qantas plane

Jul 28, 2008·Qantas has been told to inspect every oxygen bottle on its Boeing 747 fleet. 'No evidence of explosives' Philippine bomb-sniffing dogs have already gone through the cargo hold and found no indication of explosives, and there was also no evidence of bomb residues.

Qantas jet's exploding oxygen cylinder remains a mystery ...

Nov 22, 2010·Qantas jet's exploding oxygen cylinder remains a mystery Andrew Heasley A midair explosion of an oxygen cylinder that blew the side out of a Qantas jumbo jet also fractured wiring and control cables to the emergency oxygen system, some flight control systems and shrapnel hit an engine, air safety investigators have found.

AM - Oxygen cylinder may have caused QANTAS explosion

Jul 28, 2008·Oxygen cylinder may have caused QANTAS explosion: ... Aircraft experts say it's plausible that an exploding oxygen cylinder forced a QANTAS 747 to make an emergency landing in Manila last Friday ...

Qantas oxygen tank blowout 'unique' | The West Australian

Nov 22, 2010·It said it has found no record of any other related instances of aviation oxygen cylinder rupture. The jet involved has returned to service, but has continued to attract unwelcome attention for Qantas. After it was repaired in Manila, it collided with another 747 on a Melbourne airport tarmac in November 2008 while airline staff were towing it.

BBC NEWS | Asia-Pacific | Oxygen bottle behind Qantas blast

Aug 29, 2008·Australian investigators have confirmed that an exploding oxygen cylinder caused the blast which blew a large hole in a Qantas plane last month. But they admit they are no closer to explaining why the cylinder blew up. The incident happened on a Boeing 747 that was flying from Hong Kong to Melbourne on 25 July.

Qantas oxygen cylinder explosion repeat an ‘improbability ...

Nov 22, 2010·THE explosion of an oxygen cylinder on a Qantas plane that forced an emergency landing was a freak event, an inquiry has found. less than 2 min read November 22, 2010 - 11:18AM

Qantas oxygen cylinder explosion repeat an ‘improbability ...

Nov 22, 2010·THE explosion of an oxygen cylinder on a Qantas plane that forced an emergency landing was a freak event, an inquiry has found. less than 2 min read November 22, 2010 - 11:18AM

Qantas 747 oxygen tank rupture - Aircraft engineering ...

Jan 14, 2009·RE: Qantas 747 oxygen tank rupture prost (Structural) 14 Jan 09 12:58 Even if the water is shallow, you can have trouble finding it--a heli went into Lake of the Ozarks, in Missouri in 2008 (a man made lake whose waters are 'murky'); they knew exactly where it went in, because there were witnesses nearby.

Qantas 744 Depressurisation - Page 19 - PPRuNe Forums

Jul 26, 2008·The photos on post 358 clearly show a section of fuselage peeled out and up. Assuming that the O2 tanks are approximately the size or diameter of SCUBA tanks (my assumption), it seems that the bottom part of a tank blew through the fuselage and then tore off the composite wing root fairing.

Qantas probes oxygen bottle - The Age

Jul 28, 2008·INVESTIGATORS have found fragments from an oxygen bottle blasted throughout the baggage compartment on the Qantas Boeing 747 that was forced to make an emergency landing in Manila after a mid-air ...

Qantas 747 Makes Emergency Landing In Manila - Southeast ...

Jul 29, 2008·A faulty oxygen cylinder is thought to be at the centre of the explosion on board a Qantas jet on Friday which ripped a 10ft hole in QF30, which was en route from London to Melbourne via Hong Kong. The explosion forced the 747, with 346 passengers and 19 crew on board, to descend 20,000ft and make an emergency landing in Manila.

Qantas blast described - Los Angeles Times

Jul 30, 2008·An air safety investigator today said it appears that shrapnel from an oxygen cylinder explosion aboard a packed Qantas jetliner pierced the floor of …

As Qantas Hurries Down Another Plane, Answers Emerge in ...

Oct 01, 2009·Investigators say exploding oxygen tanks stored in a cargo hold may be to blame for a Friday incident where a Qantas jumbo jet made an emergency landing with a 10 foot hole in its fuselage.