Rossiya B744 at Barcelona on Aug 14th 2018, nose wheel steering failure

Last Update: August 16, 2018 / 14:43:13 GMT/Zulu time

Bookmark this article
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 14, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Rossiya

Flight number
FV-5731

Destination
Barcelona, Spain

Aircraft Registration
EI-XLF

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-400

ICAO Type Designator
B744

A Rossiya Boeing 747-400, registration EI-XLF performing flight FV-5731 from Moscow Vnukovo (Russia) to Barcelona,SP (Spain) with about 500 people on board, landed on Barcelona's runway 25R and rolled out safely, but was subsequently unable to vacate the runway due to a nose wheel steering fault. The aircraft stopped on the runway.

A first tow tug was unable to move the aircraft, a second tow truck was dispatched and was able to tow the aircraft to the apron. The runway returned to service almost 2 hours after landing.

The airport in the meantime was forced to operate on crossing runways 02 and 25L causing delays.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Barcelona about 57 hours after landing.

According to information The Aviation Herald received on Aug 16th 2018 the nose wheel steering failed due to a bolt fracture on the mechanism of the nose wheel steering.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 14, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Rossiya

Flight number
FV-5731

Destination
Barcelona, Spain

Aircraft Registration
EI-XLF

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-400

ICAO Type Designator
B744

This article is published under license from Avherald.com. © of text by Avherald.com.
Article source

You can read 4 more free articles without a subscription.

Subscribe now and continue reading without any limits!

Are you a subscriber?
Login
Subscribe

Read unlimited articles and receive our daily update briefing. Gain better insights into what is happening in commercial aviation safety.

Free newsletter

Want to know more and stay ahead? Get our free weekly newsletter and join 4941 existing subscribers.

By subscribing, you accept our terms and conditions and confirm that you've read our privacy policy.

Send tip

Support AeroInside by sending a small tip amount.

Related articles

Newest articles

Subscribe today

Are you researching aviation incidents? Get access to AeroInside Insights, unlimited read access and receive the daily newsletter.

Pick your plan and subscribe

Partner

Blockaviation logo

A new way to document and demonstrate airworthiness compliance and aircraft value. Find out more.

Virtual Speech logo

ELITE Simulation Solutions is a leading global provider of Flight Simulation Training Devices, IFR training software as well as flight controls and related services. Find out more.

Get updates

Never miss an article from AeroInside. Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter and join 4941 existing subscribers.

By subscribing, you accept our terms and conditions and that you've read our privacy policy.

AeroInside Blog
Popular aircraft
Airbus A320
Boeing 737-800
Boeing 737-800 MAX
Popular airlines
American Airlines
United
Delta
Air Canada
Lufthansa
British Airways