UTAir AT72 near Ufa on Aug 25th 2021, electronic failure

Last Update: August 26, 2021 / 09:54:39 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 25, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
UTAir

Flight number
P2-281

Destination
Samara, Russia

Aircraft Registration
VQ-BLD

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

A UTAir Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A, registration VQ-BLD performing flight P2-281 from Ekaterinburg to Samara (Russia) with 66 passengers and 4 crew, was enroute at FL200 about 50nm west of Ufa when the crew reported an electronic failure, descended to FL180, turned around and diverted to Ufa for a safe landing about 19 minutes later.

The occurrence aircraft returned to service about 16 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 25, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
UTAir

Flight number
P2-281

Destination
Samara, Russia

Aircraft Registration
VQ-BLD

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

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