An Emirates Airbus A380-800, registration A6-EOP on flight EK-19 from Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Manchester, UK, was on approach to Manchester's runway 23R (length 3048m/10,000 feet) when the crew pulled the landing went around again from about 1300 feet MSL due to a computer warning the runway was too short for landing.
The crew positioned for another approach to runway 23R but went around from 1100 feet MSL again the same computer generated warning about 14 minutes after the first go-around.
The aircraft entered a hold pattern at 8000 feet, the crew requested runway 23L (length 3050 meters/10,007 feet) and attempted an approach to runway 23L about one hour after the first go around but went around again from about 1100 feet due to the warning runway 23L was too short too.
The crew decided to divert to London Heathrow,UK), climbed to FL190 and landed safely on Heathrow's runway 27L (length 3660m/12,000 feet) about 2:10 hours after the first go around.
The aircraft remained on the ground in Heathrow for 2 hours, then departed again for Manchester and completed a safe landing on runway 23R on its first approach after diversion and total 4th approach to Manchester.
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