Pobeda B738 near Ekaterinburg on Jul 29th 2021, airframe vibrations

Last Update: August 11, 2021 / 10:09:56 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 29, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DP-310

Destination
Sochi, Russia

Aircraft Registration
VP-BQG

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Pobeda Boeing 737-800, registration VP-BQG performing flight DP-310 from Krasnojarsk to Sochi (Russia), was enroute at FL340 about 120nm eastsoutheast of Ekaterinburg (Russia) when the crew decided to divert to Ekaterinburg to investigate vibrations at the forward right hand fuselage. The aircraft landed safely on runway 26L about 25 minutes after leaving FL340.

Rosaviatsia reported a post flight inspection revealed an open hatch to connect external power supply and an auxiliary power unit, the aircraft received no damage. The aircraft was returned to service after the hatch was examined and closed.

The aircraft continued the flight after about 70 minutes on the ground and reached Sochi with a delay of 65 minutes.

On Aug 11th 2021 Rosaviatsia reported the cause of the airframe vibrations was determined to have been a hatch to the ground electrical power supply and control panel, that was left open at Krasnojarsk Airport after completing maintenance work.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 29, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DP-310

Destination
Sochi, Russia

Aircraft Registration
VP-BQG

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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