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A. Lay, A. Gaucher, T. Breton, L. Le Moigne, P. Goldmann – France 2

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On Tuesday 5 April, an incident took place unrolled at the airport Roissy Charles de Gaulle. A plane from New York almost crashed on the runway. Explanations.

One crash hasbeen avoided at the airport Roissy Charles de Gaulle? Tuesday, April 5, at ten o’clock in the morning, the Air France Boeing 777 300 is about to land. Visibility is poor. Suddenly, at less than 400 meters above sea level, it deviates dangerously to the left. On board, the pilots’ conversation is picked up by the control tower. An alarm sounds, the air traffic controller is worried. The pilot tells him that he is contacting him again. On the plane, fear wins the passengers.

The pilots carry out an emergency manoeuvre, regain control of the aircraft and inform the control tower. Finally, the aircraft lands on another runway. SAccording to Air France, overshooting was the right decision. The safety maneuver is also well known to instructors, who teach it on flight simulators. The investigation and analysis office has opened a security investigation for incident serious.


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