After departure from Khania, Crete, Greece, Hapag-Lloyd flight 3378 an Airbus A310-304, registered as D-AHLB indicated that the right main landing gear showed no uplock indication. After several attempts to stow the gear, the crew commenced the flight to Munich, Germany but determined that there was only enough fuel to make Vienna, Austria . Use your browsers 'back' function to return to synopsisReturn to Query Page
After declaring an emergency during descent, both engines failed due to fuel starvation. The crew were able to restart one engine for a short period of time.
A forced landing was executed 500 meters short of runway 34 the aircraft impacted the ground and slid about 600 m before stopping. There were no fatalities if the 142 passengers and 8 crew members aboard the aircraft.
This accident was investigated by the AAIB-Austria.