Emirates A388 at Amsterdam on Aug 25th 2016, nose wheel steering problem

Last Update: August 25, 2016 / 23:17:23 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 25, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
EK-149

Aircraft Registration
A6-EDK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A380-800

ICAO Type Designator
A388

An Emirates Airlines Airbus A380-800, registration A6-EDK performing flight EK-149 from Dubai (United Arab Emirates) to Amsterdam (Netherlands), was on approach to Amsterdam's runway 18R when the crew advised ATC, they had a gear problem and needed to stop on the runway after landing, subsequently detailing they had a nose wheel steering problem and needed to reset the related computers before continuing taxi. ATC re-assigned runway 18C to the aircraft, the crew landed safely on runway 18C about 20 minutes later. The aircraft stopped on the runway for a few minutes, then taxied to the apron.

The aircraft was able to depart for the return flight EK-150 about 2.5 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 25, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
EK-149

Aircraft Registration
A6-EDK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A380-800

ICAO Type Designator
A388

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