KLM Cityhopper E190 at Bologna on Sep 2nd 2013, stubborn autopilot

Last Update: September 3, 2013 / 13:51:55 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 2, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WA-1583

Destination
Bologna, Italy

Aircraft Registration
PH-EZU

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-190

ICAO Type Designator
E190

A KLM Cityhopper Embraer ERJ-190, registration PH-EZU performing flight WA-1583/KL-1583 from Amsterdam (Netherlands) to Bologna (Italy), was descending towards Bologna when the crew reported they could not disengage the autopilot and requested to enter a hold to work the checklists. The crew reported ready for the approach after a number of race tracks, no assistance was needed. The aircraft landed safely.

The incident aircraft was able to depart Bologna for the return flight KL-1584 and reached Amsterdam with a delay of 8.5 hours.

A listener on frequency reported the crew reported the autopilot could not be disconnected, following a number of racetracks the crew indicated no assistance was required, emergency services however were deployed to their stand by positions.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 2, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WA-1583

Destination
Bologna, Italy

Aircraft Registration
PH-EZU

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-190

ICAO Type Designator
E190

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