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|Coordinates||49° 37' 24.00" N, 6° 12' 18.00" E|
|Station||Luxembourg / Luxembourg|
|Date/Time||24 October 2020 20:50:00|
|Wind speed||09 kts|
|Lowest cloud amount||few clouds|
ICAO: ELLX IATA: LUX
International airport serving Luxembourg.
Temperate Marine climate/Oceanic climate (Köppen climate classification Cfb). Moderately cool summer and comparatively warm winter with a temperature range of only 14°C57.2 °F
. Prevailing south-westerly winds from the Atlantic Ocean.
Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of ELLX
- B744 / Vehicle, Luxembourg Airport, Luxembourg 2010 (On 21 January 2010, a Cargolux Boeing 747-400F was in collision with an unoccupied van whilst about to touch down on runway 24 at Luxembourg airport in thick fog following a Cat 3b ILS approach. It was subsequently established that a maintenance crew and their vehicle had earlier been cleared to enter the active runway but their presence had then been overlooked. Comprehensive safety recommendations to rectify deficiencies in both ATC procedures and prevailing ATC practices were made by the Investigation.)
- F50, vicinity Luxembourg, 2002 (On 6 November 2002, a Fokker 50 operated by Luxair, crashed on approach to Luxembourg Airport following loss of control attributed to intentional operation of power levers in the ground range, contrary to SOPs.)