S7 A321 near Rostov on Jun 10th 2021, GPWS alert at cruise level

Last Update: June 11, 2021 / 10:16:21 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 10, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
S7-2004

Aircraft Registration
VQ-BQJ

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

A S7 Sibir Airlines Airbus A321-200, registration VQ-BQJ performing flight S7-2004 from Simferopol (Ukraine) to Moscow Domodedovo (Russia), was climbing towards FL380 out of Simferopol near Rostov (Russia) when the crew reported their GPWS had issued an alert. The crew decided to continue to Moscow where the aircraft landed safely on schedule.

The status of Crimea and Simferopol is disputed. According to international law and United Nations the Crimea belong to the Ukraine although Russia annexed Crimea in 2014.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 10, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
S7-2004

Aircraft Registration
VQ-BQJ

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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