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Thai A350 descended below 670ft while still far from Frankfurt runway

Thai A350 descended below 670ft while still far from Frankfurt runway

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German investigators have detailed an approach incident in which a Thai Airways Airbus A350-900 descended to less than 670ft above ground while still nearly 6.5nm from touchdown at Frankfurt Main. The aircraft (HS-THF) had been inbound from Phuket, at night but in good visibility, on 1 January. While descending through 7,300ft, the crew was instructed to increase the descent rate. Approach control subsequently clearing the flight to 3,000ft and then to a heading of 040Β°, at 170kt or faster, to conducted the ILS approach to runway 07R. German investigation authority BFU states that the crew started extending flaps at 6,000ft and lowered the landing-gear at 5,100ft. At this point the A350’s rate of descent was around 2,000ft/min, and the rate of descent β€œincreased con...
ATLAS GLOBAL AIRBUS A330-200 TC-AGL

ATLAS GLOBAL AIRBUS A330-200 TC-AGL

Airplanes
ATLAS GLOBAL @atlasjet.istanbul ✈ AIRBUS A330-200 πŸ†” TC-AGL πŸ“@aeroporto_napoli _ πŸ“Έ Pic of my collaborator @salv.mike_aviation _ πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ This plane is 14 years old and it is configured with 325 seata in economy class, in a configuration of 2+3+2 seats, divided by two aisles. AtlasGlobal, also known as Atlasjet until 31 March 2015, was a Turkish airline headquartered in Istanbul, which operated scheduled domestic and international passenger services as well as charter flights, mostly out of its base at Istanbul Airport. The airline filed for bankruptcy on February 12, 2020, and ceased operations permanently after that date. This aircraft wears the livery of ATLAS GLOBAL, but was rented by CDB Aviation, which is its current owner. It has been here in Naples since 20 February 2020, is...