Lufthansa A321 near Malaga on Sep 9th 2018, cockpit indication

Last Update: September 9, 2018 / 21:47:16 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 9, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-1835

Departure
Malaga, Spain

Destination
Munich, Germany

Aircraft Registration
D-AIRK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

A Lufthansa Airbus A321-100, registration D-AIRK performing flight LH-1835 from Malaga,SP (Spain) to Munich (Germany) with 188 passengers and 6 crew, was climbing out of Malaga when the crew stopped the climb at FL200 continuing in the general direction of Munich. The aircraft subsequently diverted to Barcelona, SP (Spain) for a safe landing on runway 07L about 1:50 hours after departure.

A passenger reported there were problems with an engine (V2530) shortly after departure, the crew indicated they were considering to divert to Barcelona or Toulouse explaining, it appeared to be an indication problem. After some time on the ground in Barcelona they were taken to hotels.

The airline reported the aircraft diverted to Barcelona due to an erroneous indication in the cockpit. Initially the airline was confident the flight would be able to continue to Munich.

The aircraft is still on the ground in BArcelona about 6 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 9, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-1835

Departure
Malaga, Spain

Destination
Munich, Germany

Aircraft Registration
D-AIRK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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