Media Release Low pass at LUX airport

Luxembourg, 20 May 2023 – Cargolux confirms that short after noon on Saturday 20th May, B747-8F LX-VCB declared an emergency in coming to land at Findel Airport. They had an indication of the aircraft’s landing gears not being properly deployed. They executed a low fly past to confirm that all gears were down. The aircraft landed safely with the emergency services on hand.
No injuries were sustained to people.


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Cargolux, based in Luxembourg, is Europe’s leading all-cargo airline operating a fleet of 30 Boeing 747-8 freighters and Boeing 747-400 freighters. As a future-geared airline, Cargolux also has 10 efficient Boeing 777-8F on order to replace its ageing 747-400 aircraft. The Cargolux worldwide network covers over 75 destinations on scheduled all-cargo flights and offers full and part-charter services. The company has more than 85 offices in over 50 countries and operates an extensive global trucking network to more than 250 destinations. With over 50 years of experience in the air cargo industry and an extensive product portfolio, Cargolux provides tailored transport solutions for all types of shipments. The Cargolux Group also offers aerial firefighting services through its dedicated unit Aquarius Aerial Firefighting. As a responsible cargo carrier, Cargolux has developed a solid Sustainability program encompassing Environmental, Social, and Governance principles. The Cargolux Group employs close to 2,500 staff members worldwide.

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