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Last updated: 19 September 2020
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Date:Thursday 22 August 2019
Type:Silhouette image of generic A388 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A380-861
Operator:Emirates
Registration: A6-EOP
C/n / msn: 200
First flight: 2015-05-12 (4 years 3 months)
Engines: 4 Engine Alliance GP7270
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Dubai Airport (DXB) (   United Arab Emirates)
Phase: Standing (STD)
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Narrative:
An Emirates Airbus A380 sustained serious damaged to the nose in a maintenance mishap at Dubai Airport. The nose landing gear apparently retracted, causing the nose to hit the ground.

Classification:
Damaged on the ground

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