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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 195212
Last updated: 5 May 2019
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Time:18:55 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic A343 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A340-313
Owner/operator:Air France
Registration: F-GLZU
C/n / msn: 377
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 275
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Category:Serious incident
Location:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO) -   Colombia
Phase: Take off
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO)
Destination airport:Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG/LFPG)
Air France flight AF423 made an abormally long takeoff from runway 13R at Bogotá-Eldorado Airport in Colombia and subsequently briefly flew below the Minimum Safe Altitude.

Weather reported about the incident time:
SKBO 112300Z 35006KT 9000 VCSH SCT015CB SCT070 13/10 A3025 RETSRA RMK CB VCSH LTNG/NW
>> SKBO 120000Z 31004KT 9000 VCSH SCT015CB SCT070 13/10 A3029 RMK CB/VCSH/NW

The investigation was delegated to the BEA by GRIAA Colombia.

December 2017: "Air France planes now leaves Bogota with 9 tons less on average. The commercial offer is limited globally to 220 passengers, depending also on weather and freight" said Luc Berthier, director of flight safety at Air France



Revision history:

04-May-2017 08:03 harro Added
04-May-2017 08:03 harro Updated
21-Jun-2017 11:23 harro Updated
27-Nov-2017 21:02 harro Updated
06-Dec-2017 10:37 Iceman 29 Updated
13-Dec-2017 10:30 AF5541 Updated
31-Aug-2018 17:44 harro Updated

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