Madagascar A343 at Paris on Apr 22nd 2012, unsafe gear

Last Update: April 24, 2012 / 13:00:09 GMT/Zulu time

Bookmark this article
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 22, 2012

Flight number
MD-50

Aircraft Registration
F-GLZL

Aircraft Type
Airbus A340-300

ICAO Type Designator
A343

An Air Madagascar Airbus A340-300, registration F-GLZL performing flight MD-50 (sched dep Apr 21st) from Antananarivo (Madagascar) to Paris Charles de Gaulle (France), was on final approach to Charles de Gaulle Airport's runway 26L when the crew aborted the approach due to an unsafe gear indication and went around. The aircraft positioned for another approach to runway 27L and landed safely about 25 minutes after aborting the first approach.

The return fligh departed 13 hours after landing with a delay of 6 hours and reached Madagascar with a delay of about 5.5 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 22, 2012

Flight number
MD-50

Aircraft Registration
F-GLZL

Aircraft Type
Airbus A340-300

ICAO Type Designator
A343

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

You can read 2 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 5375 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 5375 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