Incident Airbus A319-115 F-GRXN, Thursday 22 September 2011
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Date:Thursday 22 September 2011
Time:22:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic A319 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Airbus A319-115
Owner/operator:Air France
Registration: F-GRXN
MSN: 3065
Year of manufacture:2007
Engine model:CFMI CFM56-5B7/P
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Hassi Messaoud -   Algeria
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG/LFPG)
Destination airport:N'Djamena Airport (NDJ/FTTJ)
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Air France flight AF558, an Airbus A319, F-GRXN, declared an emergency during cruise flight following an indication of smoke in the lavatory. The crew and passengers were not injured, and the airplane sustained no damage.
The flight departed Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport, Paris, France (LFPG), non-stop to N'Djamena International Airport, N'Djamena, Chad (FTTJ). The airplane diverted to Hassi Messaoud/Oued Irara - Krim Belkacem Airport, Algeria (DAUH), and landed without incident. The airplane was subsequently examined, and no indications of fire were noted. The forward galley air-chiller unit was removed for further examination.



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02-Jun-2023 17:34 ASN Update Bot Added
06-Aug-2023 08:16 harro Updated

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