Incident Airbus A330-343 D-AIKG, Tuesday 7 April 2015
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Date:Tuesday 7 April 2015
Time:c. 10:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic A333 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Airbus A330-343
Registration: D-AIKG
MSN: 645
Year of manufacture:2004
Engine model:Rolls-Royce Trent 772-B60
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Frankfurt International Airport (FRA/EDDF) -   Germany
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Frankfurt International Airport (FRA/EDDF)
Destination airport:Jeddah International Airport (JED)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Lufthansa flight LH598, an Airbus A330-343, immediately returned to land after takeoff from Frankfurt International Airport (FRA), Germany.
The aircraft took off from runway 18 at 10:48 hours local time (08:48 UTC), bound for Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
After takeoff the flight turned left and climbed, reaching a maximuim altitude of 3325 feet. It flew a down wind leg of runway 25C and
landed safely on this runway at 10:57 hours. The Airbus taxied to a remote stand, followed by fire fighting trucks. It parked at 11:10 and all passengers disembarked.
According to a passenger, thick white smoke developed in the cabin during or after takeoff.


History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

12 March 2018 D-AIKG Lufthansa 0 Enroute non


Revision history:

07-Apr-2015 12:07 harro Added
07-Apr-2015 12:08 harro Updated [Source, Embed code]
07-Apr-2015 16:05 Geno Updated [Cn, Source]

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