May 21, 2015 - Airbus sends out an Alert
Operator Transmission (AOT) to all operators of
the A400M four-engine turboprop military
transport aircraft informing them about specific
checks to be performed on the fleet.
This comes after an Airbus A400M, MSN23, crashed
shortly after take-off from
San Pablo Airport in
conducting its first test flight, killing four
Airbus crew members and seriously injuring two
To avoid potential risks in any future flights,
Airbus has informed the operators about
necessary actions to take. In addition, these
results have immediately been shared with the
official investigation team.