An Air Bridge Cargo Boeing 747-400 freighter, flight RU-418 from Frankfurt to Moscow (Russia), departed Frankfurt’s runway 25L. At the same time a United Boeing 787-9, flight UA-926 from San Francisco, to Frankfurt was on short final to runway 25L about one minute prior to touch down.
A Vietnam Airlines Boeing 787-9, flight VN-30 from Frankfurt (Germany) to Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam), departed from Frankfurt’s runway 25C at the very same time.
Both Vietnam 787-9 and Air Bridge 747-400 became airborne almost simultaneously at 14:22L (13:22Z), horizontal separation initially was 490 meters/1600 feet. 787 climbed out straight, 747 turned slightly left shortly after departure until sufficient separation was established.
Both departing aircraft continued to their destinations without further incidents, the United B789 landed safely on runway 25L a minute later.