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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 219360
Last updated: 25 November 2021
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Time:c. 21:23 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B77W model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 777-328ER
Owner/operator:Air France
Registration: F-GSQM
MSN: 32848/558
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:c. 290 km NE of São Paulo, SP -   Brazil
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:São Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport, SP (GRU/SBGR)
Destination airport:Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG/LFPG)
Air France flight AF457, a Boeing 777-300, returned to land at São Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport, Brazil after suffering a problem with the speed indicators, autopilot and autothrust.
The aircraft departed Guarulhos Airport at 20:58 hours local time (22:58 UTC). Some 25 minutes after takeoff, the aircraft leveled off at FL290 and the crew initiated a turn back to Guarulhos. The flight then entered a holding pattern to the north of the field for the duration of about 40 minutes before continuing the descent towards Guarulhos,
A safe landing was made about 22:40 hours.



Photo of F-GSQM courtesy

Tokyo - Narita International (RJAA / NRT)
5 December 2015; (c) Hajime Suzuki

Revision history:

12-Dec-2018 06:56 Added
12-Dec-2018 07:03 harro Updated [Time, Cn, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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