Mauritius AT72 at Mauritius on Jan 15th 2021, technical problem

Last Update: January 16, 2021 / 14:49:25 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 15, 2021

Classification
Incident

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

An Air Mauritius Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A, flight MK-126 from Mauritius to Rodrigues Island (Mauritius) with 65 people on board, was enroute to Rodrigues Island when the crew decided to return to Mauritius due to some technical problem. The aircraft landed safely back in Mauritius about 30 minutes after departure.

Passengers reported there were severe vibrations of the airframe prompting the return to Mauritius.

A replacement aircraft took the passengers to Rodrigues Island.

The occurrence aircraft returned to service later the day.

According to pictorial evidence the aircraft involved was either 3B-NBG or 3B-NBO.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 15, 2021

Classification
Incident

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

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