Incident Airbus A340-313 16+01, Tuesday 15 August 2023
ASN logo
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:Tuesday 15 August 2023
Time:c. 01:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic A343 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Airbus A340-313
Registration: 16+01
MSN: 274
Year of manufacture:1999
Engine model:CFMI CFM56-5C4
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:near Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH/OMAA) -   United Arab Emirates
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH/OMAA)
Destination airport:Canberra Airport, ACT (CBR/YSCB)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
A Luftwaffe Airbus A340-313, operated by the Flugbereitschaft des Bundesministeriums der Verteidigung (FBS BMVg), carrying the German minister of exterior returned after a refuelling stop twice to Abu Dhabi due to a flap/slat failure after take-off. The flight had originated from BER the previous day. The leg from AUH to Australia was canceled.


History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

29 November 2018 16+01 Luftwaffe 0 over Germany non

Revision history:

15-Aug-2023 19:04 Andrew Added
15-Aug-2023 19:05 harro Updated
15-Aug-2023 20:52 RobertMB Updated

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description

The Aviation Safety Network is an exclusive service provided by:
Quick Links:

CONNECT WITH US: FSF on social media FSF Facebook FSF Twitter FSF Youtube FSF LinkedIn FSF Instagram

©2024 Flight Safety Foundation

1920 Ballenger Av, 4th Fl.
Alexandria, Virginia 22314