British Airways A319 near London on Aug 6th 2021, avionics issues

Last Update: August 26, 2021 / 18:40:13 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 6, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-1441

Aircraft Registration
G-DBCF

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

A British Airways Airbus A319-100, registration G-DBCF performing flight BA-1441 from Edinburgh,SC to London Heathrow,EN (UK), was just about to level off climbing out of Edinburgh when the aircraft climbed slightly above the assigned FL350 (up to FL353). The crew reported avionics issues causing the autopilot and autothrust to disconnect. The crew took manual control of the aircraft, descended to FL350, continued to London and performed a raw data approach for a safe landing on Heathrow's runway 27R about one hour after the avionics issues were detected.

The AAIB rated the occurrence a serious incident and opened an investigation. The aircraft suffered avionics issues including unreliable position information.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 6, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-1441

Aircraft Registration
G-DBCF

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

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