Easyjet Switzerland A320 near Zagreb on Nov 13th 2019, big bang on nose then weather radar failure

Last Update: November 29, 2019 / 22:18:59 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 13, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
U2-1437

Destination
Belgrade, Serbia

Aircraft Registration
HB-JXO

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Easyjet Switzerland Airbus A320-200, registration HB-JXO performing flight U2-1437 from Geneva (Switzerland) to Belgrade (Serbia), was enroute at FL370 about 50nm east of Zagreb (Croatia) when the crew heard a loug bang coming from the nose of the aircraft. The crew subsequently received indications regarding weather radar and antenna located in the forward section of the nose radome. With 135nm to destination remaining the crew decided to continue to Belgrade for a safe landing about 30 minutes later.

Serbia's Center of Investigations of Accidents in Transportation (CINS) rated the occurrence a serious incident causing minor damage and opened an investigation. The nose cone was found dented, no traces of birds, weather balloons or other physical causes were identified.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
HB-JXO
Country of Registration
Switzerland
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Manufacturer
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Aircraft Model / Type
A320-214
ICAO Aircraft Type
A320
Year of Manufacture
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Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
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Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 13, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
U2-1437

Destination
Belgrade, Serbia

Aircraft Registration
HB-JXO

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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