Wed, 13 January 2016

Thai Airways Diverts Flight to Osaka

On Tuesday, Thai Airways International diverted flight TG671 to Osaka International Airport.

The aircraft had taken off from Sapporo on its way to Bangkok.

Flt. Lt. Pratana Patanasiri, Thai Airways Int. Vice President of Aviation Safety, Security & Standards Department, said that the pilot of flight TG671 diverted to Osaka International Airport when the computer screen indicated an electrical system warning notification while the aircraft was flying at cruising level.

The Boeing 777-300 aircraft had departed from Sapporos New Chitose International on 12 January 2016 at 10:55 (local time) and was scheduled to arrive at Suvarnabhumi Airport at 16:45.

The Bangkok-bound flight was carrying 133 passengers, three pilots, and 16 cabin crew members.

The pilot landed the aircraft at Osakaa Kansai International Airport for a system check, while Thai Airways staff escorted and attended to passengers in the rest area of the airport. After the electrical system check, the aircraft was permitted to depart Kansai International Airport at 15:32 (local time). It arrived at Suvarnabhumi Airport at around 20:15. 

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