Air France's airplane engine ingests piece of tyre: emergency landing at Paris-Roissy
Paris, France - The pilot has discharged the fuel on the Ile de France's forest: the citizens and the ecologists livid
A B-777/200 aircraft of Air France (AF) just taken off yesterday at 10:30am from Paris-Orly airport when -according to that some passengers report who have seen something to enter inside the left engine- one of two engine after have emitted flames and vibrate in an abnormal manner turned off. The pilot has completed the manoeuvre and with the help of an only motor and towards on the Ile de France, where on the national forest of Fontaibleau (which counts on three natural areas inside it) has discharged for security reasons in view of an emergency landing, thousand of litres of fuel. The captain of the AF852 flight has then redirected to "CdG" always of Paris-Roissy where it has landed in security. It seems that shortly after the fact the captain would have informed passengers on board that the problem was due to the ingestion of a great piece of tyre by the engine. The part was separated from one of the wheels of the gear while this was pulled back. The plane was bound the French Guyana and for this aim -the French press reported with that written by "Le Parisien"- the President of the Mayors Association of the Guyana David Rich informed of the occurrence has complained at the airline's management offices the fact that in that part of the world "Technical accidents of this kind to Air France airplanes are happening with too much regularity recently. And that most part of the population asked on the quality of the airplanes that the carrier uses on the transatlantic route between the capital Caienna and Paris-Fort de France and Paris-Pointe à Pitre". Answer clear to what the French airline's communication office declared. The carrier unveiled a "Technical problem to engine's pumping". But despite the measure put in place by the pilot is within among the security, from the moment that soon after the take-off in these situations the risk given by the full fuel tanks is evident, AF now have to to deal with also the Mayors of the Fontainbleau district, first of all that of the small city besides regional councilor of the Ile de France Frédéric Valletoux, who has begun strong also of the support of the ecologists: "It is shameful that this procedure is still allowed" and "The forest of Fontainebleau counts over 10 million visitors per year and it is a protected natural area in France", attributing to the environmental damage that the release of a lot of kerosene has caused.
World Aeronautical Press Agency