France A319 near Venice on May 6th 2018, two Air Data Reference units failed

Last Update: May 13, 2018 / 20:09:08 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 6, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air France

Flight number
AF-1833

Aircraft Registration
F-GRXC

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

An Air France Airbus A319-100, registration F-GRXC performing flight AF-1833 from Athens (Greece) to Paris Charles de Gaulle (France), was enroute at FL380 about 45nm south of Venice (Italy) when the Air Data Reference Units #1 and #3 failed causing the Fly by Wire to revert to Alternate Law and the autopilot to disconnect. The crew decided to divert to Venice, performed a manual gear extension which degraded the Fly by Wire further to Direct Law and landed safely on runway 04R about 40 minutes later.

The occurrence aircraft returned to service after about 20 hours on the ground in Venice.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 6, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air France

Flight number
AF-1833

Aircraft Registration
F-GRXC

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

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