Egypt A321 near Cairo on Jun 28th 2015, autopilot failure

Last Update: June 29, 2015 / 22:43:53 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 28, 2015

Classification
Incident

Airline
Egypt Air

Flight number
MS-630

Departure
Cairo, Egypt

Aircraft Registration
SU-GBV

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

An Egypt Air Airbus A321-200, registration SU-GBV performing flight MS-630 from Cairo (Egypt) to Abha (Saudi Arabia) with 65 passengers, was climbing through FL200 out of Cairo when the crew decided to return to Cairo reporting the failure of the autopilot. The aircraft landed safely back on Cairo's runway 23L about 50 minutes after departure.

A replacement A321-200 registration SU-GBW reached Abha with a delay of 3:20 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 28, 2015

Classification
Incident

Airline
Egypt Air

Flight number
MS-630

Departure
Cairo, Egypt

Aircraft Registration
SU-GBV

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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