Investigation led by AIDD - South Africa

Accident to the Airbus A350 registered ET-AYB operated by Ethiopian Airlines on 06/11/2021 at Johannesburg

Preliminary data based on the notification from the South-African authorities:

An Ethiopian aircraft A350-900, registration ET-AYB, flight number ET809 experienced a strong cross wind while landing at O.R Tambo (FAOR), Gauteng province on runway 03R from Addis Ababa (HAAB), Ethiopia. The aircraft made contact with the runway surface on its right-side wing tip.