Serious incident Airbus A320-232 (WL) A7-AHQ,
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Date:Friday 23 December 2022
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Airbus A320-232 (WL)
Owner/operator:Qatar Airways
Registration: A7-AHQ
MSN: 4930
Year of manufacture:2011
Engine model:IAE V2527-A5
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: None
Category:Serious incident
Location:near Doha -   Qatar
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Doha-Hamad International Airport (DOH/OTHH)
Destination airport:Baghdad International Airport (BGW/ORBI)
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Qatar Airways flight QR442, an Airbus A320-200, declared a low fuel emergency 12 miles short of the runway while on approach to Doha.
The aircraft had departed Doha (OTHH) at 16:32 UTC on a flight to Baghdad (ORBI). The flight abandoned two approaches at ORBI and at 18:58 UTC the flight headed back to OTHH. A safe landing was made at 20:56 UTC.

Wather reported about the time of the two approaches (1817Z and 1858Z):
ORBI 231720Z 07022G41KT 5000 TS SHRA BR FEW025CB OVC030 15/14 Q1006
ORBI 231800Z 07025KT 3000 TS SHRA BR SCT020CB OVC030 14/14 Q1006 NOSIG
ORBI 231900Z 07020KT 3000 TS SHRA BR SCT020CB OVC030 13/13 Q1005


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