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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 236476
Last updated: 27 May 2020
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Date:22-MAR-2020
Time:20:40 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-214
Owner/operator:easyJet
Registration: G-EZUL *
C/n / msn: 5019
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Category:Serious incident
Location:near Berlin-Tegel Airport (EDDT) -   Germany
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Berlin-Tegel Airport (TXL/EDDT)
Destination airport:Paris-Orly Airport (ORY/LFPO)
Investigating agency: AAIB
Narrative:
In the initial climb the Pilot Flying ordered to set the flaps in position 1. Instead of operating the flap lever, the Pilot Monitoring switched off engine No.1. This led to a loss of thrust. Thereupon he started the engine No.1 again and the flight was continued to the destination airport.

The accident was reported by Germany authorities, but no registration or owner was stated. Flightradar24 records show that at the incident time, 20:40, easyJet flight U25537 (A320 G-EZUL) was departing Berlin-Tegel Airport. At 20:40 a brief and limited loss of ground speed was recorded.

Sources:

BFU20-0216-EX
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/u25537#243d8367


Images:

Photo of G-EZUL * courtesy AirHistory.net


Edinburgh (EGPH / EDI)
22 January 2015; (c) Lewis Grant

Revision history:

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27-May-2020 16:38 harro Added

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