Lufthansa A388 at Frankfurt on Aug 3rd 2012, hydraulic problem

Last Update: August 3, 2012 / 16:56:41 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 3, 2012

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-711

Aircraft Registration
D-AIMB

Aircraft Type
Airbus A380-800

ICAO Type Designator
A388

A Lufthansa Airbus A380-800, registration D-AIMB performing flight LH-711 from Tokyo Narita (Japan) to Frankfurt/Main (Germany) was on final approach to Frankfurt's runway 25C descending through about 1000 feet MSL when the crew initiated a go-around due to a hydraulic problem and related failure of nose gear steering and climbed back to 5000 feet. The aircraft positioned for another approach to runway 25C, landed safely about 20 minutes later with emergency services on stand by and stopped on the runway.

The aircraft was subsequently towed off the runway.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 3, 2012

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-711

Aircraft Registration
D-AIMB

Aircraft Type
Airbus A380-800

ICAO Type Designator
A388

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