Plane File Number BEA2017-0568 Accident, En croisière, on 30 September 2017, AIRBUS - A380, F-HPJE

Accident to the Airbus A380 registered F-HPJE and operated by Air France on 30/09/2017 en route over Greenland [Investigation delegated to BEA by the authorities of Denmark]

Investigation progression In progress  
Progress: 50%

Summary

Vol de transport commercial AD Paris Charles-De-Gaulle (95) - AD Los Angeles (Etats-Unis)

Avarie non contenue sur le moteur N°4, déroutement du vol sur l'aéroport de Goose Bay (Canada).

Media


A 380 F HPJE 20171004 103431 20171004 104045 D S C00812 D S C00835 D S C00829 20171004 104319


Press Releases

BEA Information - 11/10/2017

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Press Release n°4

It has been decided to remove the damaged engine in Goose Bay (Canada) in order to preserve its integrity for future investigations.

This operation will be carried out by teams from Air France and Airbus before sending the engine to Cardiff in a General Electric facility where the BEA teams will then go to continue their analyzes.

The conveying conditions of the

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BEA Information - 06/10/2017

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Press Release n°3

The Air Greenland helicopter crew deployed to the site has recovered some of the parts of the engine. These pieces have been given to the AIB DK and are being routed to the BEA.

A forthcoming mission to recover other parts and try to localize missing parts will be set upwhen meteorological conditions will permit it. The snow that is covering progressively the debris might make their detection and retrieval harder.

 


BEA Information - 05/10/2017

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Press Release n°2

The data contained in the flight data recorder (FDR) was used to determine the place of occurrence of the failure that occurred during the cruise to the Airbus A380 engine number 4 and to demarcate a search area to find the parts that were separated.

This area is a wasteland covered with ice, situated about 150 km southeast of the city Paamiut located on the west

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BEA Information - 03/10/2017

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Press Release n°1

Following the accident to the Airbus A380, registered F-HPJE, during cruise over Greenland, the Danish Accident Investigation Board (AIB DK) have delegated to the BEA the opening and conduction of the safety investigation. The BEA represents France, State of the Operator, State of Registry and State of Design. Investigators from AIB DK, representing Greenland and

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