Rossiya B744 over Black Sea on Jul 22nd 2019, foreign object hits sensor

Last Update: July 23, 2019 / 21:11:06 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 22, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Rossiya

Flight number
FV-5861

Destination
Antalya, Turkey

Aircraft Registration
EI-XLD

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-400

ICAO Type Designator
B744

A Rossiya Boeing 747-400, registration EI-XLD performing flight FV-5861 from Moscow Vnukovo (Russia) to Antalya (Turkey), was enroute at FL330 over the Black Sea about 760nm south of Moscow when the crew decided to return to Moscow. The aircraft landed safely back at Vnukovo Airport about 2 hours later.

The airline reported the aircraft returned to Moscow due to a foreign object that had hit a sensor. The landing was normal.

A replacement Boeing 747-400 registration EI-XLC reached Antalya with a delay of about 6 hours.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
EI-XLD
Country of Registration
Ireland
Date of Registration
Manufacturer
THE BOEING COMPANY
Aircraft Model / Type
BOEING 747-446
ICAO Aircraft Type
B744
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 22, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Rossiya

Flight number
FV-5861

Destination
Antalya, Turkey

Aircraft Registration
EI-XLD

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-400

ICAO Type Designator
B744

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