Austrian F70 near Krakov on Nov 22nd 2015, technical problem

Last Update: November 26, 2015 / 21:20:20 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 22, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
OS-689

Destination
Minsk, Belarus

Aircraft Registration
OE-LFQ

Aircraft Type
Fokker 70

ICAO Type Designator
F70

An Austrian Airlines Fokker 70, registration OE-LFQ performing flight OS-689 from Vienna (Austria) to Minsk (Belarus) with 75 passengers, was enroute at FL310 about 70nm southsouthwest of Krakov (Poland), still in Slovakian Airspace, when the crew decided to return to Vienna, where the aircraft landed safely about 45 minutes later.

The aircraft remained on the ground for about 60 minutes, then departed again and reached Minsk with a delay of about 100 minutes.

The airline reported that the crew received indications of a possible technical defect, a repair in Minsk was associated with risks, hence the crew decided to return to Vienna, where the defect could be quickly fixed.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 22, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
OS-689

Destination
Minsk, Belarus

Aircraft Registration
OE-LFQ

Aircraft Type
Fokker 70

ICAO Type Designator
F70

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