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16/11/2007
Accident of Airbus A-340


Today occured an accident at Airbus`s aeronautical complex in Toulouse (France), where an A-340, which was at engines testing, crashed a wall.
Ten people where harmed, three bad injured, in the plane and in the ground.
This plane was destined to Etihad, a company from de EAU and the personnel of Airbus was testing its turbines, where the thrust is taken to the maximun with the brakes on.
Apparently something failed and the plane jumped forwards and crashed against a structure that was ahead.
The front part of the plane, where it is located the pilots cockpit, suffered great damages.


Source: EFE-AP





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