Serious incident Airbus A350-941 F-HTYO,
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Date:Sunday 28 May 2023
Time:11:50 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic A359 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Airbus A350-941
Owner/operator:Air France
Registration: F-HTYO
MSN: 546
Year of manufacture:2022
Engine model:Rolls-Royce Trent XWB-84
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 324
Aircraft damage: Minor
Category:Serious incident
Location:around Tochigi prefecture -   Japan
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Osaka-Kansai International Airport (KIX/RJBB), Japan
Destination airport:Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG/LFPG), France
Investigating agency: BEA
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Air France flight AF291, an Airbus A350-941, suffered damage to the nose radome and pitot tubes, and returned to Osaka-Kansai (KIX).
The flight took off from KIX at 02:15 UTC (11:15 LT), bound for Paris-CDG Airport. About 02:50 UTC, the Airbus got troubled on the weather radar and air speed indication while at a cruising altitude of FL350. At 03:10, the flight turned back to KIX. Forty minutes later the flight declared an emergency.
A safe landing was made back at KIX at 05:25 UTC. The runway 24R was closed for 50 minutes for inspection, causing 11 other flights to be affected. No injuries were reported among 324 occupants.



Revision history:

28-May-2023 06:58 harro Added
28-May-2023 07:03 harro Updated
28-May-2023 09:36 isamuel Updated
16-Jun-2023 08:17 harro Updated

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