Air France 777 Paris-Montreal Declares Emergency

Air France 777 Paris-Montreal Declares Emergency
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In the last few moments, an Air France Boeing 777 operating a flight between Paris and Montreal has declared an emergency and u-turned.

F-GSPP is the aircraft involved in this incident.

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Live Emergency Updates: Air France AF344 Paris-Montreal…


Air France 777 Paris-Montreal Declares Emergency
Source: RadarBox.com.
1 month ago17/04/24

Welcome!

Welcome to the live coverage of this incident.

Updates will follow shortly. Keep refreshing.

1 month ago17/04/24

Cruising at FL330…

Air France 777 Paris-Montreal Declares Emergency

Air France flight AF344, originally bound for Montreal, continues to cruise back towards Paris CDG at FL330.

Furthermore, the cause of the emergency is not yet known.

1 month ago17/04/24

About F-GSPP: The Aircraft Involved in the Emergency on the Air France Flight Paris-Montreal…

F-GSPP, the aircraft involved in this emergency, is a 23.2 year old Boeing 777-200 that was delivered to the airline in February 2001, as per Planespotters.

Furthermore, of the 777-200 variant, Air France has 18 of them in the fleet.

Of that 18, 14 are in active service, offering an average fleet age of 23.8 years.

1 month ago17/04/24

Fuel Burn Completed?

It is unclear whether the aircraft is in the process of fuel burn right now. Furthermore, it is likely this has happened over the ocean whilst the u-turn was in process.

1 month ago17/04/24

Descent Started…

Air France 777 Paris-Montreal Declares Emergency

AF344 has started it’s descent into Paris CDG.

Furthermore, it is still unclear why the Montreal-bound flight has declared an emergency and made a beeline back to the French airport.

1 month ago17/04/24

Nearing CDG…

Air France 777 Paris-Montreal Declares Emergency

AF344 is nearing CDG, as the aircraft descends through FL210.

1 month ago17/04/24

On The Downwind…

Air France 777 Paris-Montreal Declares Emergency

Air France flight AF344, originally bound for Montreal, is on the downwind leg back into Paris CDG following it’s emergency broadcast not too long ago.

1 month ago17/04/24

Base Leg: Landing Expected Imminently…

AF344 is on the base leg into CDG, with the emergency landing expected imminently.

1 month ago17/04/24

On Final…

AF344 now on final approach.

1 month ago17/04/24

TOUCHDOWN!

TOUCHDOWN! AF447, bound for Montreal originally, has appeared to have touched down safely back into Paris CDG following it’s emergency declaration.

Furthermore, as soon as we have more information regarding the cause, we will update you.

For now, this remains a developing story!

1 month ago17/04/24

Cause: Acrid Smell in the Cabin…

As per @FlightEmergency on X, the cause of the emergency was due to an acrid smell in the cabin.

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