Emirates A388 at Shanghai on Jan 4th 2015, loss of nose wheel steering

Last Update: January 6, 2015 / 00:24:25 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 4, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
EK-302

Aircraft Registration
A6-EDG

Aircraft Type
Airbus A380-800

ICAO Type Designator
A388

An Emirates Airbus A380-800, registration A6-EDG performing flight EK-302 from Dubai (United Arab Emirates) to Shanghai Pudong (China), had safely landed in Shanghai but was unable to vacate the runway. The aircraft stopped at the end of the runway and was towed to the apron about 90 minutes after landing.

A passenger reported the crew announced they had lost the nose wheel steering and were unable to vacate the runway. The aircraft was towed off the runway about 90 minutes later, the passengers finally got off the aircraft about 3 hours after landing.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Shanghai about 41 hours after landing.

Emirates reported the return flight EK-303 was postponed to depart as flight EK-8303 on Jan 6th due to maintenance reasons.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 4, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
EK-302

Aircraft Registration
A6-EDG

Aircraft Type
Airbus A380-800

ICAO Type Designator
A388

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