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Type:Silhouette image of generic A343 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A340-313
Registration: F-GLZO
MSN: 246
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Category:Serious incident
Location:Mahe Island-Seychelles International Airport (SEZ/FSIA) -   Seychelles
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Mahe Island-Seychelles International Airport (SEZ/FSIA)
Destination airport:Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG/LFPG)
Confidence Rating:
Immediately after takeoff, the flight crew of flight AF247 began to notice vibration from engine no. 3 increasing. This required them to decrease the power setting for that engine and return to Seychelles International Airport. The aircraft landed without further incident at 05:57 UTC. Four fan blades were damaged, suspected from the impact with a bird.


Other occurrences involving this aircraft

18 Aug 2017 F-GLZO Air France 0 Bogotá-El Dorado Airport non


Photo of F-GLZO courtesy

Montréal - Pierre Elliott Trudeau International (CYUL / YUL)
19 June 2015; (c) Pierre Langlois

Revision history:

12-Nov-2018 20:49 harro Added

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