The UAE has begun investigating the incident with the Airbus A380 at Domodedovo
The civil aviation authority (GCAA) of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) launched an investigation into the incident with the Airbus A380 of Emirates airlines in Moscow’s Domodedovo airport. About it reports Reuters.
The incident occurred on 10 September during a landing at Domodedovo airport, EN route Dubai-Moscow. Airbus, for unknown reasons, fell to a height of 120 m at a distance of about 15 km from the runway. According to the GCAA, the normal height at this point the glide path is over 600 m.
The airliner was able to land only on the third attempt. On Board the aircraft were 446 people, including 26 crew members. In GCAA called the incident “a serious incident”, noting that while “almost an accident”.
The plane is really two times left to the second round, however, the situation did not carry catastrophic character and do not constitute a threat to passengers, said RBC a source familiar with the situation. “The reasons why the crew was not able twice to land, sets itself the airline”, — he said.
The employee of the press service of Domodedovo Alexander Vlasov told RBC that “seen information that the plane was closer to earth,” but “information as true,” it does not. “It is better to check with the airline causes of convergence, as the airport deals with air traffic and, accordingly, has not commented on the cause, if the plane comes to the second round”, — he advised.