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LH Emergency Landing Sat In GRZ  
User currently offlinePilatusguy From Switzerland, joined Jan 2004, 315 posts, RR: 0
Posted (11 years 9 months 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 3942 times:

Didn't find anything about the follwing yet:

Apparantely, a City Line Avro RJ85 did an emergency landing at GRZ Saturday Evening due to partial loss of elevator and rudder control. Nobody hurt. The flight was operated for LH and arriving from FRA.

Anybody heard something about this?

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User currently offlineFraT From Germany, joined Sep 2003, 1124 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (11 years 9 months 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 3912 times:

Here is a link, unfotunately in German only.


User currently offlineKlaus From Germany, joined Jul 2001, 21652 posts, RR: 53
Reply 2, posted (11 years 9 months 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 3872 times:

Sounds hairy... Good to hear that everyone walked away unharmed.

What kind of control mechanism does the RJ 85 use? Mechanical wires? Hydraulic? Servo-assisted wires?

Any known weaknesses?

Just curious...

User currently offlineStarlionblue From Greenland, joined Feb 2004, 17629 posts, RR: 65
Reply 3, posted (11 years 9 months 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 3828 times:

Steering with the engines only if my German serves me correctly. Very hairy.

"There are no stupid questions, but there are a lot of inquisitive idiots."
User currently offlineFuturestar68 From Austria, joined May 2004, 235 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (11 years 9 months 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 3640 times:

Thank god they could land the plane without hurting or killing anyone!

According to the local news, it wasn't a partial, it was a total loss of elevator and rudder control, which forced the pilots to steer with the engines only.

The return-flight to FRA was cancelled and a LH-Team was sended to GRZ.

Great job done by the pilots!

User currently offlineMario340 From Germany, joined Apr 2004, 114 posts, RR: 4
Reply 5, posted (11 years 9 months 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 3608 times:

It's just in german but anyway...

So it was not a big deal. Just a misunderstanding between the flight crew and the ground staff.

Lufthansa, there's no better way to fly.
User currently offlineKlaus From Germany, joined Jul 2001, 21652 posts, RR: 53
Reply 6, posted (11 years 9 months 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 3553 times:

Ah, okay. That sounds a lot more benign.

User currently offlineGRZ-AIR From Austria, joined Apr 2001, 574 posts, RR: 3
Reply 7, posted (11 years 9 months 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 3531 times:

Hello everybody!

To sum it up for everybody...

"Yesterday at around 6PM local time a Lufthansa AVRO was experiencing a loss of control shortly before landing at GRZ / LOWG / LOXG), Austria">GRZ (my home airport). They were circling the area for about 30-40 minutes and then landed by steering via the 4 engines. The plane landed safely and nobody was hurt."

This was the information that Lufthansa published yesterday.

Today they claim that: "Control was only lost on the F/O's side. The Cpt.'s controls were fully working. They spent the 30-40 minutes in the air to check all the systems, the Cpt. then safely landed the plane as he had full control of all systems."

I was there and the plane is still parked. I think the reg. was D-AVRO. http://www.airliners.net/open.file/116515/M/

I just browsed the web and found this report featuring a similar "loss of control" incident of the same aircraft dated back 3 years ago over London.


Quite Interesting me thinks  Big grin !



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