Wizz A320 at Einhoven on May 14th 2023, engine failure

Last Update: May 15, 2023 / 21:09:14 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 14, 2023

Classification
Incident

Airline
Wizz Air

Flight number
W6-1072

Destination
Katowice, Poland

Aircraft Registration
HA-LYP

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A Wizz Air Airbus A320-200, registration HA-LYP performing flight W6-1072 from Eindhoven (Netherlands) to Katowice (Poland), was in the initial climb out of Eindhoven's runway 03 when the crew declared Mayday reporting an engine (V2527) failure. The aircraft levelled off at 3000 feet and returned to Eindhoven for a safe landing on runway 03 about 27 minutes after departure. The crew stopped the aircraft on the runway, shut the #1 (left hand) engine down and requested emergency services to inspect that engine before proceeding to the apron.

The aircraft is still on the ground in Eindhoven about 33 hours after landing back.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 14, 2023

Classification
Incident

Airline
Wizz Air

Flight number
W6-1072

Destination
Katowice, Poland

Aircraft Registration
HA-LYP

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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