On August 2, 2005 Air France Flight 358, an Airbus A340, departed Paris, on a flight to Toronto, Canada, with 297 passengers and 12 crew members on board. On final approach, the aircraft's weather radar was displaying heavy precipitation encroaching on the runway from the northwest. The aircraft touched down 3800 feet down the runway, and was not able to stop before the end of it. The aircraft stopped in a ravine and caught fire. All passengers and crew members were able to evacuate the aircraft on time. Only 2 crew members and 10 passengers were seriously injured during the crash and the evacuation.These modifications are distributed to all pilots in paper copies and as a CD- ROM to all Airbus A330/340 pilots. The paper version is the official copy. Changes to these manuals are initiated through the Groupe Normes et Standards (GNS) (Standards Group) of Air France, which ... Should a procedure differ from the manufacturer, a No Technical Objection (NTO) is requested from the manufacturer by Airanbsp;...
|Title||:||Air Crash Investigation: The Crash of Air France Flight 358|
|Publisher||:||Lulu.com - 2009-07|