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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 155640
Last updated: 2 November 2020
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Date:28-APR-2013
Time:4.:48 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-232
Owner/operator:Wizz Air
Registration: HA-LPZ
C/n / msn: 4174
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 161
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:20 km west of Warsaw -   Poland
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:WAW
Destination airport:LTN
Narrative:
At 06.48LT/04.48UTC, a few minutes after take-off from Warsaw Chopin airport, the airplane began to descend rapidly from about 11000ft. The smell of smoke was noticed in the cabin. The plane turned back and landed safely at Chopin Airport at 07.05LT/05.05UTC. Nobody was hurt. There was 161 passangers on board.

Sources:

http://kontakt24.tvn24.pl/temat,zachybotalo-maszyna-jakby-opadla-samolot-wizz-air-zawrocil,85340,html?categoryId=496


Images:

Photo of HA-LPZ courtesy AirHistory.net


Glasgow - Prestwick (EGPK / PIK)
12 April 2011; (c) Ian Howat

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Apr-2013 07:26 wk Added
28-Apr-2013 13:33 harro Updated [Total occupants, Narrative]

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