Incident Airbus A340-313 F-GLZN, Tuesday 4 December 2018
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Date:Tuesday 4 December 2018
Time:18:05 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A343 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Airbus A340-313
Owner/operator:Joon, opf Air France
Registration: F-GLZN
MSN: 245
Year of manufacture:1998
Engine model:CFMI CFM56-5C4
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 237
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Kuwait City -   Kuwait
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG/LFPG)
Destination airport:BOM
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Air France flight 218 from Paris-CDG to Mumbai, India, declared an emergency and diverted to Kuwait City Airport after the crew reported smoke on board.
The aircraft was en route at FL350 over the Persian Gulf at 18:06 UTC when it initiated an emergency descent. A safe landing was carried out at 18:21 UTC.



Revision history:

04-Dec-2018 19:57 Added
04-Dec-2018 20:01 harro Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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