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|Coordinates||43° 34' 47.99" N, 3° 58' 1.75" E|
|Date/Time||22 August 2019 10:00:00|
|Wind speed||10 kts|
|Lowest cloud amount||clouds and visibility OK|
|Tag(s)||Low Level Turbulence|
Montpellier - Méditerranée Airport
ICAO: LFMT IATA: MPL
Montpellier - Méditerranée Airport, also known as Fréjorgues Airport, is an airport in southern France. It is located 7 km3.78 nm
east-southeast of Montpellier in Mauguio.
Dry-summer subtropical ”Mediterranean" climate (Köppen climate classification Csa) - characterized by hot, dry summers and mild winters. During the summer, subtropical high pressure cells dominate, making rainfall unlikely except for the occasional thunderstorm. In the winter, periodic storms bring rain (snow at higher elevations).
Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of LFMT
- B733, vicinity Montpelier, France 2011 (On 10 January 2011, a Europe Airpost Boeing 737-300 taking off from Montpelier after repainting had just rotated for take off when the leading edge slats extended from the Intermediate position to the Fully Extended position and the left stick shaker was activated as a consequence of the reduced stalling angle of attack. Initial climb was sustained and soon afterwards, the slats returned to their previous position and the stick shaker activation stopped. The unexpected configuration change was attributed to paint contamination of the left angle of attack sensor, the context for which was inadequate task guidance.)