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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 191186
Last updated: 12 February 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic A332 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A330-203
Owner/operator:Air France
Registration: F-GZCF
C/n / msn: 481
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 196
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Port Harcourt Airport -   Nigeria
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Paris
Destination airport:Port Harcourt Airport
An Air France Airbus A330 (F-GZCF) carrying 196 passengers collided with six cows on landing at Port Harcourt, Nigeria. Flight AF875 landed at 04:30 on a flight from Paris when a herd of cattle crossed the active runway 03/21. Six cows were killed in the incident. The airplane sustained some damage to the nose, causing the continuing flight to be cancelled. The airport was closed for eight hours.



Photo of F-GZCF courtesy

Paris - Charles de Gaulle (LFPG / CDG)
22 June 2007; (c) Mick Bajcar

Revision history:

05-Nov-2016 21:00 harro Added

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