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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 247039
Last updated: 21 November 2021
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Date:10-DEC-2006
Time:10:43
Type:Silhouette image of generic B744 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 747-422
Owner/operator:Corsair
Registration: F-HLOV
MSN: 25379/911
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 578
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Category:Incident
Location:Paris-Orly Airport -   France
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Paris-Orly Airport
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: BEA
Narrative:
The aircraft sustained a tail strike on takeoff from Paris-Orly Airport, France.

Conclusion: The incident is due to the use of the ZFW instead of the TOW for the calculation of the take-off parameters, following a handling error which required a new data entry in the BLT, and to the non-detection of the abnormal value of the calculation results.

Sources:

https://www.bea.aero/en/investigation-reports/notified-events/detail/heurt-du-fuselage-a-la-rotation/

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: BEA
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Images:

Photo of F-HLOV courtesy AirHistory.net


Kemble - Cotswold (EGBP / GBA)
25 April 2015; (c) Mick Bajcar

Revision history:

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