Lufthansa A346 near Seoul on Feb 14th 2014, flight control problems
Last Update: February 16, 2014 / 12:51:19 GMT/Zulu time
The flight was cancelled.
A listener on frequency said the crew reported flight control problems to ATC.
A passenger reported he observed nothing unusual until the captain announced the main flight computers were down. Later the captain announced they needed to check all systems, subsequently the gear and flaps were operated. The passenger asked for a glass of champagne while in the hold dumping fuel, cabin crew explained everybody needed to stay alert and offered a glass of water only. After landing the captain stated that all computers were down, a replacement aircraft would need to perform the flight. The passenger commented "A big thumb up and bravo to the Capt and F.O. and the crew...very professional and skilled".
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