Finnair A359 over Russia on Sep 29th 2017, technical problem

Last Update: September 29, 2017 / 21:46:42 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 29, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Finnair

Flight number
AY-69

Destination
Hong Kong, China

Aircraft Registration
OH-LWH

Aircraft Type
Airbus A350-900

ICAO Type Designator
A359

A Finnair Airbus A350-900, registration OH-LWH performing flight AY-69 (Sep 28th) from Helsinki (Finland) to Hong Kong (China) with 233 people on board, was enroute at FL370 about 660nm east of Helsinki in Russian Airspace when the crew decided to turn around, climb the aircraft to FL380 and return to Helsinki due to a technical problem. The aircraft landed safely back in Helsinki about 3:15 hours after departure.

The airline reported the aircraft returned due to a technical problem unrelated to the return earlier the week, see Incident: Finnair A359 at Helsinki on Sep 24th 2017, technical problem.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 29, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Finnair

Flight number
AY-69

Destination
Hong Kong, China

Aircraft Registration
OH-LWH

Aircraft Type
Airbus A350-900

ICAO Type Designator
A359

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