Red Wings A320 near Ekaterinburg on Oct 4th 2020, multiple system failures

Last Update: November 4, 2020 / 15:27:04 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 4, 2020

Classification
Incident

Airline
Red Wings

Flight number
WZ-426

Aircraft Registration
VP-BWX

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A Red Wings Airbus A320-200, registration VP-BWX performing flight WZ-426 from Ekaterinburg to Moscow Domodedovo (Russia) with 148 passengers and 6 crew, was climbing out of Ekaterinburg about 25 minutes into the flight when the crew received messages: "GEN 2", "YAW DAMPER 2", "RUD TRIM 2" and "RUD TVL LIM 2". The crew performed the checklist actions, the commander decided to continue the flight to Domodedovo where the aircraft landed safely. The captain filed an according entry in the techlog.

On Nov 4th 2020 Rosaviatsia reported according to the FDR there was a vertical acceleration of -1.613G recorded for less than 1 second. The aircraft was removed from service pending an assessment of the technical condition of the aircraft.

The aircraft remained on the ground in Moscow for 10 days before returning to service.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 4, 2020

Classification
Incident

Airline
Red Wings

Flight number
WZ-426

Aircraft Registration
VP-BWX

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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