Ural A320 at Bishkek on Jan 23rd 2021, burning odour and strange sounds in cockpit

Last Update: January 29, 2021 / 18:25:50 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 23, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
U6-8986

Aircraft Registration
VP-BDL

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Ural Airlines Airbus A320-200, registration VP-BDL performing flight U6-8986 from Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan) to Ekaterinburg (Russia), was climbing out of Bishkek's runway 08 when the crew stopped the climb at about 8000 feet due to a burning odour and strange sounds from the avionics bay in the cockpit. The crew subsequently received indication of the failure of one of the avionics bay's fans. The aircraft returned to Bishkek for a safe landing on runway 08 about 8 minutes after departure.

The aircraft remained on the ground in Bishkek for 20 hours, then departed again and completed the flight to Ekaterinburg with a delay of about 20 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 23, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
U6-8986

Aircraft Registration
VP-BDL

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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