Swiss BCS1 near Zurich on Jul 19th 2016, failure of air conditioning system

Last Update: July 19, 2016 / 16:53:12 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 19, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Swiss

Flight number
LX-390

Aircraft Registration
HB-JBA

Aircraft Type
Airbus A220-100

ICAO Type Designator
BCS1

A Swiss Global Airlines Bombardier C-Series CS-100, registration HB-JBA performing flight LX-390 from Zurich (Switzerland) to Manchester,EN (UK), was climbing out of Zurich when the crew stopped the climb at FL280 due to the failure of one of two air conditioning systems but continued the flight towards Manchester. After working the checklists and consulting with dispatch about 20 minutes after levelling off at FL280 now about 60nm east of Paris (France) the crew decided to return to Zurich where the aircraft landed safely on runway 14 about one hour after stopping the climb at FL280.

The airline reported one of the two air conditioning systems on board failed. The aircraft could have continued to Manchester, however, it was decided to return the aircraft to Zurich for better repair options.

A replacement Airbus A320-200 registration HB-IJR reached Manchester with a delay of 3 hours.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
HB-JBA
Country of Registration
Switzerland
Date of Registration
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Certification Basis
Airworthyness Category
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Legal Basis
TCDS Ident. No.
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Manufacturer
BOMBARDIER INC.
Aircraft Model / Type
BD-500-1A10
ICAO Aircraft Type
BCS1
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Max. Operational Passenger Seating Capacity (MOPSC), indicative
Minimum Crew
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine
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Main Owner
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Main Operator
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 19, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Swiss

Flight number
LX-390

Aircraft Registration
HB-JBA

Aircraft Type
Airbus A220-100

ICAO Type Designator
BCS1

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