HOP CRJ7 near Milan on Dec 15th 2013, problems with flight controls

Last Update: December 23, 2013 / 16:08:50 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 15, 2013

Classification
Incident

Airline
Hop!

Flight number
DB-4526

Departure
Lyon, France

Destination
Venice, Italy

Aircraft Registration
F-GRZE

Aircraft Type
Canadair CRJ-700

ICAO Type Designator
CRJ7

A HOP Air (former Brit Air) Canadair CRJ-700 on behalf of Air France, registration F-GRZE performing flight DB-4526/AF-5337 from Lyon (France) to Venice (Italy), was enroute near Milan (Italy) when the crew declared emergency reporting problems with the flight controls. The aircraft diverted to Milan's Malpensa Airport for a safe landing.

The remainder of the flight was cancelled.

Air France reported the route of the flight was changed due to technical audits.

On Dec 17th 2013 Italy's ANSV reported the occurrence had been rated a serious incident and an investigation was opened. The crew reported the malfunction of the flight controls while enroute near Milan Malpensa, the causes are to be determined.

On Dec 23rd 2013 the French BEA reported in their weekly bulletin quoting Italian ANSV, that the aircraft was enroute at FL310 and Mach 0.75 when the aircraft experienced a roll and yaw trim malfunction. The crew attempted to correct the problem without success, declared emergency and diverted to Malpensa.
Aircraft Registration Data New!
Registration mark
F-GRZE
Country of Registration
France
Manufacturer
BOMBARDIER INC.
Aircraft Model / Type
CL-600-2C10
ICAO Aircraft Type
CRJ7
Serial Number
Engine Count
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 15, 2013

Classification
Incident

Airline
Hop!

Flight number
DB-4526

Departure
Lyon, France

Destination
Venice, Italy

Aircraft Registration
F-GRZE

Aircraft Type
Canadair CRJ-700

ICAO Type Designator
CRJ7

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