Austrian A320 near Tehran on Jul 5th 2018, airframe vibrations

Last Update: July 9, 2018 / 22:19:24 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 5, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
OS-874

Destination
Vienna, Austria

Aircraft Registration
OE-LBO

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Austrian Airlines Airbus A320-200, registration OE-LBO performing flight OS-874 from Tehran Imam Khomeini (Iran) to Vienna (Austria), was climbing out of Tehran when the crew stopped the climb at FL270 and descended the aircraft to FL250 again due to unusual airframe vibrations. The aircraft diverted to Trabzon (Turkey), where the aircraft landed without further incident about 2 hours after departure from Tehran.

The airline reported the unusual airframe vibrations originated at a defective component of the aircraft's horizontal tail. A maintenance team was dispatched to Trabzon to repair the aircraft.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground in Trabzon for 96 hours, then returned to service performing flight OS-1492 from Trabzon to Vienna.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 5, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
OS-874

Destination
Vienna, Austria

Aircraft Registration
OE-LBO

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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