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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 175172
Last updated: 8 October 2019
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Date:07-APR-2015
Time:c. 10:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic A333 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A330-343
Owner/operator:Lufthansa
Registration: D-AIKG
C/n / msn: 645
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Frankfurt International Airport (FRA/EDDF) -   Germany
Phase: Take off
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Frankfurt International Airport (FRA/EDDF)
Destination airport:Jeddah International Airport (JED)
Narrative:
Lufthansa flight LH598, an Airbus A330-343, immediately returned to land after takeoff from Frankfurt International Airport (FRA), Germany.
The aircraft took off from runway 18 at 10:48 hours local time (08:48 UTC), bound for Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
After takeoff the flight turned left and climbed, reaching a maximuim altitude of 3325 feet. It flew a down wind leg of runway 25C and
landed safely on this runway at 10:57 hours. The Airbus taxied to a remote stand, followed by fire fighting trucks. It parked at 11:10 and all passengers disembarked.
According to a passenger, thick white smoke developed in the cabin during or after takeoff.

Sources:

https://twitter.com/MiniWeFini
https://www.flightradar24.com//data/flights/lh598/#5f0b7a5

https://www.planespotters.net/Aviation_Photos/photo.show?id=575619&size=m


Images:

Photo of D-AIKG courtesy AirHistory.net


Toronto - Lester B Pearson International (CYYZ / YYZ)
18 July 2018; (c) Gary Vincent

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Apr-2015 12:07 harro Added
07-Apr-2015 12:08 harro Updated [Source, Embed code]
07-Apr-2015 16:05 Geno Updated [Cn, Source]

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