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Date:11-MAR-2017
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)
Narrative:
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

Sources:

https://www.bea.aero/en/investigation-reports/notified-events/detail/event/serious-incident-to-the-airbus-a340-registered-f-glzu-operated-by-air-france-on-11032017-at-bogota/
https://www.bfu-web.de/DE/Publikationen/Bulletins/2017/Bulletin2017-03.pdf?__blob=publicationFile
https://translate.google.fr/translate?sl=auto&tl=en&js=y&prev=_t&hl=fr&ie=UTF-8&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.lepoint.fr%2Feconomie%2Fair-france-entre-le-bea-et-l-inspection-du-travail-apres-des-decollages-critiques-a-bogota-06-12-2017-2177639_28.php&edit-text=&authuser=0
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https://flightaware.com/live/flight/AFR423/history/20170311/2330Z/SKBO/LFPG/tracklog
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/af423#cb5fdfd
https://ad.easa.europa.eu/ad/2017-20


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
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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