A Cargolux Boeing 747-8F at EuroAirport – a charter flight carrying goods produced in Switzerland

On Wednesday, 22 August 2012, a Boeing 747-8F from the Luxemburg airline company Cargolux took off from EuroAirport at 17:33 hours local time. This special charter flight (no. CV 8923) left with goods produced in Switzerland on board and headed for Kuwait and Hong Kong. The Boeing 74768F landed from Luxemburg on 22 August 2012 at 13:36 hours local time.

The Boeing 747-8F is a new generation cargo aircraft.

The EuroAirport fire brigade welcomed the Boeing 747-8F aircraft with a ceremonial water jet as is tradition when aircraft arrive for the first time at the airport.

A photograph of the arrival of the aircraft can be obtained on request.