Arkefly B763 near Plymouth on Apr 23rd 2012, computer failure

Last Update: April 23, 2012 / 16:42:47 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 23, 2012

Airline
Arkefly

Flight number
OR-363

Aircraft Registration
PH-OYJ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

An Arkefly Boeing 767-300, registration PH-OYJ performing flight OR-363 from Amsterdam (Netherlands) to Curacao (Curacao), was enroute at FL300 about 170nm west of Plymouth,EN (UK) when the crew decided to turn around and return to Amsterdam due to the failure of one of two flight management computers. The aircraft landed safely on Amsterdam's runway 18R about 90 minutes later.

The computer was replaced, the aircraft departed again after 2.5 hours on the ground and is estimated to reach Curacao with a delay of 5.5 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 23, 2012

Airline
Arkefly

Flight number
OR-363

Aircraft Registration
PH-OYJ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

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