Austrian E195 enroute on Apr 28th 2019, fuel quantity indication problems

Last Update: May 1, 2019 / 15:02:41 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 28, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
OS-521

Destination
Venice, Italy

Aircraft Registration
OE-LWJ

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-195

ICAO Type Designator
E195

An Austrian Airlines Embraer ERJ-195, registration OE-LWJ performing flight OS-521 from Vienna (Austria) to Venice (Italy), was enroute at FL320 about 130nm southsouthwest of Vienna, about to enter Slovenian Airspace, when the crew decided to turn around and return to Vienna. The aircraft landed safely back in Vienna about 50 minutes after departure.

A replacement A320-200 registration OE-LBM reached Venice with a delay of 2.5 hours.

The airline told Austrianwings the return was prompted by a technical problem with the fuel quantity indicators. As no Embraer maintenance staff was available in Venice, the crew opted to return to Vienna in consultation with Austrian's Maintenance Department. The occurrence aircraft underwent extensive technical assessment in Vienna and was able to return to service the same day.

OE-LWJ remained on the ground in Vienna for about 5 hours before returning to service.
Aircraft Registration Data New!
Registration mark
OE-LWJ
Country of Registration
Austria
Manufacturer
EMBRAER
Aircraft Model / Type
ERJ 190-200 LR
ICAO Aircraft Type
E195
Serial Number
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Main Operator
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 28, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
OS-521

Destination
Venice, Italy

Aircraft Registration
OE-LWJ

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-195

ICAO Type Designator
E195

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