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.The TU manual is updated four times per year. These modifications are distributed to all pilots in paper copies and as a CD-ROM to all Airbus A330/340 pilots. ... Air France, which meets monthly and has input from different sources including the flight safety and training departments. ... Should a procedure differ from the manufacturer, a No Technical Objection (NTO) is requested from the manufacturer byanbsp;...
|Title||:||Air Crash Investigation: The Crash of Air France Flight 358|
|Publisher||:||Lulu.com - 2009-07|