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12
Jul

2016-06-27 Air France A319 and Heli in airprox near Marseille Airport

On approach a helicopter strayed into the flight path of the A319. Both aircraft landed safely at Marseille.

12
Mai

2016-05-11 Air France B773 and A320 collided in fog at Paris CDG

Whilst taxiing from and to the departure runway at Paris CDG Airport, both aircraft collided on a taxiway resulting in substantial damage to the A320. All on board remained unhurt.

19
Mai

2015-05-02 Air France Boeing 777-200 „Pull-up“ warning near Mount Cameroon

Narrative French BEA reported, the aircraft was flying from Malabo to Douala (distance: 62 NM) flying en-route at 9000 ft (FL 90) when the pilots elected to deviate further north in order to avoid thunderstorm activity along their planned route. Whilst flying in darkness and IMC conditions (in clouds) the automated enhanced ground proximity warning system (EGPWS) was activated indicating rising terrain ...