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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 232951
Last updated: 14 February 2020
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Time:16:09 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B77W model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 777-3M0ER
Registration: VQ-BUA
C/n / msn: 41685/1281
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Moskva-Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO/UUEE) -   Russia
Phase: Approach
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Shanghai-Pudong International Airport (PVG/ZSPD)
Destination airport:Moskva-Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO/UUEE)
Aeroflot flight SU209, a Boeing 777-300ER, performed a missed approach after the aircraft capture a false glideslope at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport in Russia.
The was performing an ILS approach to runway 24R when it descended to a height of 300 m at a distance of 4,3 km from the runway threshold. The flight crew then decided to execute a go-around.
The aircraft circled and made a safe landing on runway 24L, 14 minutes later.



Photo of VQ-BUA courtesy

Amsterdam - Schiphol (EHAM / AMS)
9 April 2019; (c) Gerard Helmer

Revision history:

14-Feb-2020 15:56 harro Added
14-Feb-2020 17:18 harro Updated [Date]
14-Feb-2020 17:19 Glideslope Updated [Date]

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