FRANKFURT (Dow Jones) – Lufthansa Cargo AG, Frankfurt expects , because the accident occurred on the eve of one of their planes do not have any significant impact on the operating business . (Photo : Lufthansa)
The flight paths were changed only slightly and Fremdkapazitäten been added , spokesman Michael Göntgens said on Wednesday the Dow Jones Newswires upon request. This would all orders are fulfilled. The cost for this he did not name .
On Tuesday, a cargo airline in the landing at the airport Riyadh , Saudi Arabia, collapsed and caught fire .
For the cause of the accident , the airline could also not comment yet on Wednesday . Experts were on site and would assist the investigation, said the spokesman.
The two pilots of the MD -11 had the machine left by an emergency chute and are still being treated in hospital. There is a 39- year-old captain and his 29- year-old co-pilot .
The plane with the flight number LH 8460 was on its way from Frankfurt to Riyadh and Sharjah to Hong Kong.
On board the machine were a total of 80 tonnes of freight.
The aircraft was delivered more details of the airline in 1993 and incorporated in 2004 by Lufthansa Cargo. It graduated to the accident about 10,073 takeoffs and 73,200 flight hours. The most recent comprehensive review ( C-check ) was on 22 June has been carried out 2009th A so-called A-check took place immediately after the flight from Riyadh.
Website: www.lufthansa – cargo.de
– By Kirsten Bienk to Dow Jones Newswires, +49 (0) 3574 3116 , kirsten.bienk @ dowjones.com,
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