LTU – AIRBUS A330-322 (D-AERK) flight LT230

LTU – AIRBUS A330-322 (D-AERK) flight LT230

The airplane with 11 crew and 114 passengers aboard was on a LTU flight LT230 from Düsseldorf, Germany, to Saloniki, Greece. At 10501 hrs in Flight Level (FL) 105 during climb the crew noticed a loud bang. Simultaneously, the aircraft began to yaw in combination with...

Air France Airbus A330-203 (F-GZCP) flight AF447

Air France Airbus A330-203 (F-GZCP) flight AF447

On 31 May 2009, the Airbus A330 flight AF 447 took off from Rio de Janeiro Galeão airport bound for Paris Charles de Gaulle. The aeroplane was in contact with the Brazilian ATLANTICO control centre on the INTOL – SALPU – ORARO - TASIL route at FL350. At around 2 h 02,...

Qantas – Airbus A330-303 (VH-QPA) flight QF72

Qantas flight QF72 : at 0132 Universal Time Coordinated (0932 local time) on 7 October 2008, an Airbus A330-303 aircraft, registered VH-QPA and operated as Qantas flight 72, departed Singapore on a scheduled passenger transport service to Perth, Western Australia. At...

Aviation accidents

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