Boeing 747-443, G-VROM, 8 October 2006
Boeing 747-443, G-VROM
Following an instruction to take up the hold prior to commencing approach at London (Gatwick) Airport, the commander declared an emergency to avoid landing with Final Reserve Fuel. The aircraft was given priority for the approach, and the final landing was achieved with 7 tonnes of fuel. Company Reserve Fuel was 7.4 tonnes and the Final Reserve Fuel was 3.9 tonnes.
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Published: 10 December 2014
Date of occurrence: 8 October 2006