Air France A319 at Paris on Aug 2nd 2014, missing passenger

Last Update: August 3, 2014 / 15:55:41 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 2, 2014

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air France

Flight number
AF-1588

Aircraft Registration
F-GRHM

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

An Air France Airbus A319-100, registration F-GRHM performing flight AF-1588 from Paris Charles de Gaulle (France) to Bucharest (Romania) with 131 people on board, had just reached cruise level 390 about 140nm eastsoutheast of Paris when the crew decided to return to Paris Charles de Gaulle after being informed, that a passenger had not boarded the aircraft but the passenger's luggage had been loaded. The aircraft landed safely back in Charles de Gaulle about 70 minutes after departure.

Passengers reported the crew announced a passenger was missing through the luggage was on board. After landing in Paris police came aboard and searched the entire aircraft. Subsequently passengers were told there was a computer problem.

The airline confirmed that the crew was told a passenger was missing on board of the aircraft, the luggage had been loaded however. As a precaution the captain returned the aircraft to Paris to unload and cross check all luggage.

The flight was postponed to the next day. A replacement Airbus A319-100 registration F-GRXM reached Bucharest with a delay of 22 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 2, 2014

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air France

Flight number
AF-1588

Aircraft Registration
F-GRHM

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

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