Airprox Incident Airbus A380-841 D-AIMJ, Friday 18 March 2016
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Date:Friday 18 March 2016
Time:c. 13:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic A388 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Airbus A380-841
Registration: D-AIMJ
MSN: 073
Engine model:Rolls-Royce Trent 970B-84
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 525
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:14 mls E of Los Angeles International Airport, CA (LAX/KLAX) -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Frankfurt International Airport (FRA/EDDF)
Destination airport:Los Angeles International Airport, CA (LAX/KLAX)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Lufthansa flight LH456 suffered a near miss incident with a drone while it was approaching Los Angeles International Airport, California.
The Airbus A380 was approaching runway 24L at an altitude of 5000 feet when a drone passed about 200 feet (61 meters) over the aircraft.
The approach was continued and the airplane landed normally.


History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

26 October 2018 D-AIMJ Lufthansa 0 near Halifax, NS non
Inflight smoke


Revision history:

19-Mar-2016 19:34 harro Added
08-Apr-2016 13:48 AF5541 Updated [Total occupants, Source]
08-Apr-2016 13:48 harro Updated [Source]

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