EuroAtlantic B772 at Beja on Apr 21st 2021, unreliable airspeed

Last Update: April 22, 2021 / 15:05:57 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 21, 2021

Classification
Incident

Destination
Lisbon, Portugal

Aircraft Registration
CS-TFM

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

An EuroAtlantic Airways Boeing 777-200, registration CS-TFM performing positioning flight YU-709 from Beja to Lisbon (Portugal) with 3 crew and more than 10 hours of fuel on board, was climbing out of Beja when the crew declared PAN PAN advising they had unreliable airspeed. The crew stopped the climb at 10,000 feet MSL, requested delay vectors to burn off fuel and descended towards Lisbon. ATC advised their radar was showing them at 3000 feet (the aircraft was cleared to 4000 feet), the crew reported they had 4000 feet indicated, ATC further reported their radar was showing 221 knots (over ground), the crew reported they were indicating 200 KIAS. The aircraft landed safely on Lisbon's runway 21 about 30 minutes after departure from Beja.

The aircraft had positioned to Beja on Mar 14th 2021 obviously for maintenance. After departure from Beja on Apr 21st 2021 the aircraft is now still on the ground in Lisbon about 21 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 21, 2021

Classification
Incident

Destination
Lisbon, Portugal

Aircraft Registration
CS-TFM

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

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