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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 192821
Last updated: 15 October 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-85P (WL)
Owner/operator:Royal Air Maroc
Registration: CN-ROJ
MSN: 33979/1963
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Category:Serious incident
Location:near Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport (LYS/LFLL) -   France
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Rabat-Sale Airport (RBA/GMME)
Destination airport:Paris-Orly Airport (ORY/LFPO)
Investigating agency: BEA
The crew of Royal Air Maroc flight AT780, a Boeing 737-800, operated on a scheduled service from Rabat-Sale Airport in Morocco to Paris-Orly Airport, France.
The flight interrupted its Category III precision approach at Paris-Orly Airport due to a technical breakdown and diverted towards the Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport.
On approach to Lyon, the aircraft crossed the localizer's axis without intercepting it and the flight crew radioed to the Lyon Tower controller that they were going around. The controller then guided the crew for a new approach.
The crew made a manual approach to runway 35R. In the approach sequence EGPWS alerts were triggered in the flight deck and a Minimum Safe Altitude Warning (MSAW) alert was triggered in the air traffic control tower.
The crew landed safely on runway 35R at 12:10.

Weather at the time of the incident (10:59 Z):
LFLL 301100Z VRB02KT 4000 BR OVC005 00/M01 Q1038 NOSIG



Photo of CN-ROJ courtesy

Brussels - National / Melsbroek (EBBR / EBMB / BRU)
7 July 2021; (c) LRS747

Revision history:

13-Jan-2017 20:10 harro Added
13-Jan-2017 20:12 harro Updated [Source]
13-Jan-2017 20:15 harro Updated [Narrative]

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