Monday 6 March 2023

Emergency landing for a Condor plane at Mauritius Airport

A Condor plane travelling from Frankfurt International Airport (FRA/EDDF) to Mauritius-Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport (MRU/FIMP) had to make an emergency landing in Plaisance last Thursday morning. The aircraft passed through a severe turbulent zone in the airspace of the Seychelles, according to a statement from the Prime Minister’s office. 

The emergency landing of Condor flight DE 2314 from Frankfurt at 6.29am (local) with 270 pax on board. Authorities reported 17 injuries, two of them very serious. The police, the ambulance service and the airport medical service were mobilised to assist the passengers on board the plane.

Airport Traffic Control said in a statement it was informed of the emergency landing only a few minutes before it landed on the Plaisance.

Airport police are following up the evacuation of the casualties. The 2 injured were evacuated by SAMU and others received treatment by medical team. 

Aircraft Information:
Airline: Condor
Aircraft: Airbus A330-941
Registration: D-ANRA
Serial Number: 1966
Engine: 2 x RR Trent 7000-72
First Flew: 28th November 2022
Age: 3 Mts

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