Malta A320 near Malta on Jun 6th 2018, weather radar problem

Last Update: June 6, 2018 / 20:41:48 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 6, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Malta

Flight number
KM-186

Departure
Malta, Malta

Destination
Cagliari, Italy

Aircraft Registration
9H-AEO

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Air Malta Airbus A320-200, registration 9H-AEO performing flight KM-186 from Malta (Malta) to Cagliari (Italy), was climbing through FL240 out of Malta when the crew decided to return to Malta due to a problem with the weather radar. The aircraft landed safely back about 30 minutes after departure.

The aircraft remained on the ground for about 2 hours, then departed again and reached Cagliari with a delay of 2:40 hours.

The airline confirmed the aircraft returned to Malta due to an issue with the weather radar. The aircraft was repaired and departed again.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 6, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Malta

Flight number
KM-186

Departure
Malta, Malta

Destination
Cagliari, Italy

Aircraft Registration
9H-AEO

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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