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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 174418
Last updated: 16 January 2022
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Time:c. 15:38
Type:Silhouette image of generic A332 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A330-203
Owner/operator:Air France
Registration: F-GZCN
MSN: 584
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Nouakchott Airport (NKC/GQNN) -   Mauritania
Phase: Taxi
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG/LFPG)
Destination airport:Nouakchott Airport (NKC/GQNN)
An Airbus A330-203 operaring flight AF724 from Paris-CDG to Nouakchott, Mauritania, suffered an incident after landing. The nose landing gear departed the paved surface of the runway and the aircraft became stuck. It's unclear if this happened at the end of the landing roll or during taxiing.
The Nouakchott Airport has a single runway, 05/23, without taxiway, so aircraft have to turn around at the end of the runway and back track to the terminal after landing.
The aircraft was ferried back to Paris on March 11.




Photo of F-GZCN courtesy

Paris - Charles de Gaulle (LFPG / CDG)
19 June 2009; (c) Mick Bajcar

Revision history:

11-Mar-2015 06:40 harro Added
11-Mar-2015 06:40 harro Updated [Embed code]

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