Lingus A320 near Cork on Dec 13th 2016, problem with navigation system

Last Update: December 13, 2016 / 20:46:46 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 13, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Aer Lingus

Flight number
EI-778

Destination
Lanzarote, Spain

Aircraft Registration
EI-DEN

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Aer Lingus Airbus A320-200, registration EI-DEN performing flight EI-778 from Dublin (Ireland) to Lanzarote,CI (Spain) with 126 people on board, was enroute at FL360 about 120nm south of Cork (Ireland) when the crew decided to return to Dublin reporting a problem with one of the navigation systems. The aircraft landed safely back on Dublin's runway 10 about 55 minutes later.

The airline reported the aircraft returned due to a technical issue. The passengers were taken to hotels, the flight is estimated to depart the next day.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
EI-DEN
Country of Registration
Ireland
Date of Registration
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
Dec 13, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Aer Lingus

Flight number
EI-778

Destination
Lanzarote, Spain

Aircraft Registration
EI-DEN

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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