UAE GCAA investigating "serious incident" with Emirates A380 landing in Russia: Report

By AVB Staff 27 September 2017
UAE GCAA investigating "serious incident" with Emirates A380 landing in Russia: Report

The UAE's civil aviation regulator is investigating why an A380 operated by Emirates fell below the glideslope while landing at Moscow Domodedovo Airport in Russia as a "serious incident".

The incident, which occurred on 10 September, resulted in security warnings being triggered prompting pilots and crew to abort the landing. According to the Aviation Herald, a second unsuccessful landing was attempted, before the aircraft was able to land on the third try.

The incident is currently being investigated by the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) Air Accident Investigation Sector.

 

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