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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 218998
Last updated: 12 September 2019
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Date:04-DEC-2018
Time:18:05 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A343 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A340-313
Owner/operator:Joon, opf Air France
Registration: F-GLZN
C/n / msn: 245
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 237
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Kuwait City -   Kuwait
Phase: En route
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:CDG
Destination airport:BOM
Narrative:
Air France flight 218 from Paris-CDG to Mumbai, India, declared an emergency and diverted to Kuwait City Airport after the crew reported smoke on board.
The aircraft was en route at FL350 over the Persian Gulf at 18:06 UTC when it initiated an emergency descent. A safe landing was carried out at 18:21 UTC.

Sources:

http://www.goklerdeyiz.net/kabinde-duman-joon-ucagi-mecburi-inis-yapti/
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/af218#1ec26e2e


Images:

Photo of F-GLZN courtesy AirHistory.net


San Francisco - International (KSFO / SFO)
13 March 2010; (c) Edward Kehler

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Dec-2018 19:57 Goklerdeyiz.net Added
04-Dec-2018 20:01 harro Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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