British Airways A320 near Budapest on Mar 22nd 2014, control problems
Last Update: February 10, 2016 / 14:37:30 GMT/Zulu time
The return flight BA-865 the following morning was cancelled.
On Feb 10th 2016 the French BEA reported based on notification by Hungary's Authorities, that the captain reported the crew received "RA FAULT" and "ELAC1 FAULT" indications in flight, the right hand ailerons remained deflected about half scale up, the autopilot remained engaged with a trim setting of 3.6 units. Although the ECAM displayed the ELAC 1 FAULT, the ELAC 1 push button's fault light at the overhead panels did not illuminate. The right hand aileron's up deflection increased at lower altitude. The occurrence was rated a serious incident and is being investigated by Hungary's Transportation Safety Board.
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