France A320 near Amsterdam on Oct 15th 2021, anti-ice leak

Last Update: October 16, 2021 / 16:09:24 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 15, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air France

Flight number
AF-1062

Aircraft Registration
F-HEPK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Air France Airbus A320-200, registration F-HEPK performing flight AF-1062 from Paris Charles de Gaulle (France) to Stockholm (Sweden), was enroute at FL370 about 30nm east of Amsterdam when the crew decided to return to Paris due to a problem with the anti-ice systems. The aircraft descended to FL250 and landed safely back in Paris about one hour after leaving FL370.

A replacement Airbus A320-200 registration F-GKXO reached Stockholm with a delay of 4.5 hours.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground about 24 hours after landing back.

A passenger reported the captain announced there had been a leak in the anti-ice system of the left wing. They would not be able to continue due to icing conditions in Sweden.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 15, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air France

Flight number
AF-1062

Aircraft Registration
F-HEPK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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