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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 152180
Last updated: 5 September 2019
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Date:31-DEC-2012
Time:c. 14:10 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A319 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A319-111
Owner/operator:easyJet Switzerland
Registration: HB-JZO
C/n / msn: 2398
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 151
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:over eastern England -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Geneva Airport (GVA/LSGG)
Destination airport:Edinburgh Airport (EDI/EGPH)
Narrative:
Flight EZY6908 suffered inflight engine oil leak, causing a diversion to London Luton where it landed safely. Passengers completed the journey to Edinburgh on another aircraft.

A spokeswoman said: "EasyJet can confirm that flight EZY6908 flying from Geneva to Edinburgh diverted to London Luton airport due to a technical issue. The captain took the decision to divert as a precaution only. The safety of its passengers and crew is easyJet's highest priority."

Sources:

1. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-20881468
2. https://www.theguardian.com/business/2013/jan/01/easyjet-plane-makes-emergency-landing
3. http://www.heart.co.uk/dunstable/news/local/easyjet-emergency-landing-luton-airport/


Images:

Photo of HB-JZO courtesy AirHistory.net


London - Luton (EGGW / LTN)
5 January 2010; (c) Tom Cole

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Jan-2013 02:15 norfolkboy Added
02-Jan-2013 02:18 harro Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
02-Jan-2013 02:27 harro Updated [Date, Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source, Narrative]
02-Jan-2013 04:53 Kevin Rowett Updated [Date]
02-Jan-2013 08:00 harro Updated [Location]
02-Jan-2013 08:00 harro Updated [Damage]
22-Dec-2014 00:38 Dr. John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
22-Dec-2014 00:40 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Embed code]

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