AIR CRASH INVESTIGATION: The Crash of Air France Flight 358

by Hans Griffioen

AIR CRASH INVESTIGATION: The Crash of Air France Flight 358 Synopsis

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.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781409288473
Publication date: 9th July 2009
Author: Hans Griffioen
Publisher: Lulu.com
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 192 pages
Categories: History,

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