Aer Lingus A320 at Barcelona on Mar 4th 2013, technical problem prevents flying in icing conditions

Last Update: March 6, 2013 / 17:48:33 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 4, 2013

Classification
Incident

Airline
Aer Lingus

Flight number
EI-565

Destination
Dublin, Ireland

Aircraft Registration
EI-DEB

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Aer Lingus Airbus A320-200, registration EI-DEB performing flight EI-565 from Barcelona,SP (Spain) to Dublin (Ireland), was climbing through FL150 out of Barcelona when the crew reported a technical problem requiring them to return to Barcelona, normal operation of the aircraft, no assistance was needed. The aircraft stopped the climb at FL170 and turned back towards Barcelona, the crew advised they needed to stay out of icing conditions. The aircraft landed safely back on Barcelona's runway 07L about 20 minutes after departure.

The flight was cancelled.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 4, 2013

Classification
Incident

Airline
Aer Lingus

Flight number
EI-565

Destination
Dublin, Ireland

Aircraft Registration
EI-DEB

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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