"Yesterday at around 6PM local time a Lufthansa AVRO was experiencing a loss of control shortly before landing at 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 !