Lufthansa A321 near Vienna on Aug 16th 2020, computer trouble

Last Update: August 20, 2020 / 16:52:13 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 16, 2020

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-2558

Destination
Tbilisi, Georgia

Aircraft Registration
D-AIDE

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

A Lufthansa Airbus A321-200, registration D-AIDE performing flight LH-2558 from Munich (Germany) to Tbilisi (Georgia), was enroute at FL330 about 10nm west of Vienna (Austria) when the crew decided to turn around and return to Munich due to a fault indication with the landing gear control interface unit #1 (LGCIU #1). The aircraft landed safely on Munich's runway 08R about 40 minutes later.

A replacement A321-200 registration D-AISX departed the following morning and reached Tbilisi with a delay of about 10 hours.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for about 60 hours before returning to service.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 16, 2020

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-2558

Destination
Tbilisi, Georgia

Aircraft Registration
D-AIDE

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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