ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 208136
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information.
If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information
Narrative:Wizz Air flight W64427 diverted to Budapest, Hungary when the airspeed indicators appeared to show wide range unreliable values and variations during initial climb.
|Date:||Monday 26 February 2018|
Airbus A321-231 (WL)
|Year of manufacture:||2017|
|Engine model:||IAE V2533-A5|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Aircraft damage:|| None|
|Location:||near Sofia-Vrazhdebna Airport (SOF/LBSF) -
|Phase:|| Initial climb|
|Nature:||Passenger - Scheduled|
|Departure airport:||Sofia-Vrazhdebna Airport (SOF/LBSF) |
|Destination airport:||Tel Aviv-Ben Gurion International Airport (TLV/LLBG)|
|Investigating agency: ||AAIU Bulgaria|
|Confidence Rating:|| Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities|
The flight took off from runway 09 at Sofia Airport, Bulgaria, at 06:14 UTC, bound for Tel Aviv. The aircraft circled to the southeast of the airport until 06:43 UTC, when it diverted to Budapest. A safe landing was carried out at 07:56 UTC.
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.
https://www.bea.aero/en/investigation-reports/notified-events/detail/event/serious-incident-to-the-airbus-a321-registered-ha-lxp-and-operated-by-wizz-air-on-26022018-at-sofi/ https://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/wiki.php?id=208135 https://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/wiki.php?id=208137
Other occurrences involving this aircraft
|23 January 2020
||Memmingen Airport (EDJA)
|Taxiway excursion |
||Updated [Source, Narrative]|
The Aviation Safety Network is an exclusive service provided by:
CONNECT WITH US:
©2023 Flight Safety Foundation