Aeroflot A320 near Ekaterinburg on Oct 9th 2020, pitot heating failure

Last Update: November 4, 2020 / 16:20:13 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 9, 2020

Classification
Incident

Airline
Aeroflot

Flight number
SU-1762

Destination
Omsk, Russia

Aircraft Registration
VP-BNL

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Aeroflot Airbus A320-200, registration VP-BNL performing flight SU-1762 (dep Oct 8th) from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Omsk (Russia) with 149 passengers and 6 crew, was enroute at FL350 about 130nm east of Ekaterinburg when the aircraft began to deviate from its assigned flight level up to 150 feet. About 2-3 minutes later the crew reported the heating of their static and dynamic ports had failed, decided to turn around and divert to Ekaterinburg. The aircraft landed safely in Ekaterinburg about 50 minutes after the altitude deviations began.

A replacement Boeing 737-800 registration VQ-BWF just having arrived as flight SU-1410 from Sheremetyevo continued the flight, departed Ekaterinburg about 9 hours after the A320 landed and reached Omsk with a delay of about 09:45 hours.

Ural's Transport Prosecution Office is checking the flight.

On NOv 4th 2020 Rosaviatsia reported the aircraft encountered multiple system failures while enroute at FL350 prompting the crew to return to Ekaterinburg. Rosaviatsia Ural is investigating the occurrence.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 9, 2020

Classification
Incident

Airline
Aeroflot

Flight number
SU-1762

Destination
Omsk, Russia

Aircraft Registration
VP-BNL

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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