Serious incident Airbus A321-231 (WL) HA-LXL ,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 208135
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Date:Monday 26 February 2018
Time:08:21 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A321 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Airbus A321-231 (WL)
Owner/operator:Wizz Air
Registration: HA-LXL
MSN: 7488
Engine model:IAE V2533-A5
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: None
Category:Serious incident
Location:near Sofia-Vrazhdebna Airport (SOF/LBSF) -   Bulgaria
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Sofia-Vrazhdebna Airport (SOF/LBSF)
Destination airport:Beauvais-Tillé Airport (BVA/LFOB)
Investigating agency: AAIU Bulgaria
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Wizz Air flight W64321 aborted the take-off from runway 09 at Sofia Airport, Bulgaria, when the airspeed indicators appeared to show wide range unreliable values and variations.
The aircraft returned to the stand.
On 26 February 2018, weather conditions included low temperatures and snowfall. The aircraft had remained on the ground more than 6 hours. De-icing procedures were performed prior to departure. A total of three Wizz Air Airbus A321's (HA-LXD, HA-LXL, HA-LXP) suffered from unreliable airspeed indications that morning. One aborted the takeoff while two diverted to Budapest.


Revision history:

24-Mar-2018 10:47 harro Added
24-Mar-2018 11:00 harro Updated [Phase, Source, Narrative]

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