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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 153879
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Date:05-MAR-2013
Time:21:54
Type:Silhouette image of generic A333 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A330-343X
Owner/operator:Lufthansa
Registration: D-AIKJ
C/n / msn: 701
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Chicago-O'Hare International Airport, IL (ORD/KORD) -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:ORD
Destination airport:MUC
Narrative:
A tailstrike occurred on Lufthansa flight LH-435 during take-off from RW 32R from Chicago O'Hare International Airport.
The crew didn't recognize the tailstrike.
8.5 hours after departure the Airbus A330-300 landed safely in Munich on RW 08L.

Sources:

http://www.aero.de/news-17039/Tailstrike-eines-Lufthansa-Airbus-A330-in-Chicago.html
http://avherald.com/h?article=45edb5ae&opt=0
http://www.austrianwings.info/2013/03/lufthansa-a330-bei-start-in-chicago-durch-tailstrike-beschaedigt/


Images:

Photo of D-AIKJ courtesy AirHistory.net


Düsseldorf - International (EDDL / DUS)
13 August 2017; (c) Aad van der Voet

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Mar-2013 10:47 myair Added
08-Mar-2013 10:47 harro Updated [Operator, Location]

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