Astana E290 at Almaty on Oct 17th 2021, unreliable airspeed

Last Update: October 22, 2021 / 09:47:54 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 17, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Astana

Flight number
KC-9530

Aircraft Registration
P4-KHE

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-190-E2

ICAO Type Designator
E290

An Air Astana Embraer ERJ-190-E2, registration P4-KHE performing flight KC-9530 from Almaty to Nur-Sultan (Kazakhstan), was climbing out of Almaty when the crew requested to stop the climb at FL270 reporting unreliable airspeed, the airspeeds disagreed by 20 knots. The aircraft returned to Almaty for a safe landing about 35 minutes after departure.

A replacement Embraer ERJ-190-E2 reached Nur-Sultan with a delay of about 6 hours.

The regular flight KC-953 had departed Almaty about 20 minutes prior to P4-KHE and was flown by an Airbus A321-200 registration EI-KDB arriving on time.

P4-KHE had been scheduled to perform flight KC-969 on Oct 12th, rejected takeoff from Almaty's runway 05R at about 95 knots over ground for so far unknown reason and returned to the apron. The aircraft had not flown until this further occurrence flight.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Almaty about 28 hours after landing back.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 17, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Astana

Flight number
KC-9530

Aircraft Registration
P4-KHE

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-190-E2

ICAO Type Designator
E290

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