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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 171052
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Date:30-NOV-2011
Time:05:26 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-LPV
C/n / msn: 3927
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 163
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Category:Incident
Location:Bucharest-Baneasa Airport (BBU/LRBS) -   Romania
Phase: Take off
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Bucharest-Baneasa Airport (BBU/LRBS)
Destination airport:Bergamo-Orio Al Serio Airport (BGY/LIME)
Investigating agency: CIAS Romania
Narrative:
Prior to departure for Bergamo, Italy, maintenance work had been accomplished on engine nr.1. However, the maintenance crew did not properly latch the cowlings of the engine. During the pre-flight inspection the pilot did not notice the unlocked cowlings.
During takeoff the one of the cowlings detached, forcing the crew to return to Baneasa Airport.

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Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: CIAS Romania
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

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07-Nov-2014 20:54 harro Added

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