Lingus A320 near Santiago de Compostela on Mar 17th 2015, first officer incapacitated

Last Update: March 18, 2015 / 22:57:41 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 17, 2015

Classification
Incident

Airline
Aer Lingus

Flight number
EI-771

Destination
Dublin, Ireland

Aircraft Registration
EI-CVA

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Aer Lingus Airbus A320-200, registration EI-CVA performing flight EI-771 from Fuerteventura,CI (Spain) to Dublin (Ireland), was enroute at FL360 about 60nm south of Santiago de Compostela,SP (Spain) when the first officer became ill and was unable to continue duties. The captain diverted the aircraft to Santiago where the aircraft landed safely about 20 minutes later. The first officer was taken to a hospital.

A passenger reported crew (captain and cabin crew) and passengers were well looked after at a local hotel until a replacement crew arrived.

The occurrence aircraft departed Santiago as flight EI-1771 about 14.5 hours after landing and reached Dublin with a delay of 14.5 hours.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
EI-CVA
Country of Registration
Ireland
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
AIRBUS INDUSTRIE
Aircraft Model / Type
A320-214
ICAO Aircraft Type
A320
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 17, 2015

Classification
Incident

Airline
Aer Lingus

Flight number
EI-771

Destination
Dublin, Ireland

Aircraft Registration
EI-CVA

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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