A propos de l' A 340 500 d'Emirates qui a "tappé" la queue de l'appareil à Melbourne le 20 mars
.....Flight EK 407, with 225 people on board, was taking off for Dubai about
10.30pm on Friday when the A340-500's tail struck the runway, severely
damaging its undercarriage.....
L'article sur Flight :
The pilots flying the Emirates Airbus A340-500 that suffered a severe tailstrike at Melbourne on 20 March have left the airline.
A spokesman for the carrier says: "I can confirm that they have resigned." He declined to give
any further explanation.
The aircraft (A6-ERG) remains in Australia after being extensively damaged on take-off from the 3660m (12,000ft) runway 16 during which it suffered at least one tailstrike and is reported to have struck antennas just beyond the runway end.
It climbed to an intermediate altitude before dumping fuel for about 30min and then returned to Melbourne instead of continuing to Dubai. It landed without further incident.
No further information on the cause of the accident has been released, although ATI understands that suggestions of a problem with one of the four Rolls-Royce Trent 500 engines have been ruled out, despite passenger reports of seeing sparks or flame from one of them during the take-off run.
Dernière édition par Xmad le Jeu 2 Avr 2009 - 21:04, édité 1 fois