Lufthansa CRJ9 near Frankfurt on May 30th 2017, instrument fault

Last Update: June 1, 2017 / 13:22:11 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 30, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-1357

Aircraft Registration
D-ACNU

ICAO Type Designator
CRJ9

Airport ICAO Code
EDDF

A Lufthansa Canadair CRJ-900, registration D-ACNU performing flight LH-1357 from Katowice (Poland) to Frankfurt/Main (Germany), was descending through about 5000 feet towards Frankfurt when the crew declared emergency due to an instrument fault. The aircraft continued the approach and landed safely about 7 minutes later.

The occurrence aircraft resumed service the following morning after about 13 hours on the ground.

At the time of the occurrence a massive thunderstorm front was moving across Europe.

On Jun 1st 2017 The Aviation Herald learned the fault was an unreliable airspeed associated with the loss of an air data computer.

Metars:
EDDF 301920Z VRB02KT 9999 FEW020 FEW030TCU SCT120 22/17 Q1016 NOSIG=
EDDF 301850Z VRB02KT 9999 FEW007 FEW030TCU BKN120 22/17 Q1015 NOSIG=
EDDF 301820Z 03003KT 330V080 9999 VCTS FEW028 FEW038CB SCT120 21/18 Q1015 NOSIG=
EDDF 301750Z 01005KT 300V060 9999 FEW028 FEW038TCU SCT090 22/16 Q1015 NOSIG=
EDDF 301720Z 02005KT 350V050 9999 -SHRA FEW028 FEW036CB SCT038TCU 23/16 Q1015 NOSIG=
EDDF 301650Z 36010KT 330V070 9999 FEW028 FEW036CB BKN300 23/17 Q1014 NOSIG=
EDDF 301620Z 31006KT 260V010 9999 FEW032 FEW036TCU BKN300 26/19 Q1014 NOSIG=
EDDF 301550Z 23006KT 190V270 9999 FEW032 FEW036TCU BKN300 25/20 Q1014 NOSIG=
EDDF 301520Z 22007KT 180V250 9999 FEW032 FEW036TCU SCT100 BKN300 24/20 Q1014 NOSIG=
EDDF 301450Z 25006KT 220V310 9999 FEW036TCU SCT040CB BKN100 22/20 Q1014 NOSIG=
COR EDDF 301420Z 19006KT 9999 -SHRA FEW034TCU FEW040CB BKN120 21/19 Q1014 TEMPO TSRA BKN040CB=
EDDF 301350Z VRB01KT 9999 FEW034TCU FEW040CB BKN150 22/18 Q1013 NOSIG=
EDDF 301320Z VRB01KT 9999 FEW032 FEW040CB BKN150 19/18 Q1014 RETS NOSIG=
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 30, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-1357

Aircraft Registration
D-ACNU

ICAO Type Designator
CRJ9

Airport ICAO Code
EDDF

This article is published under license from Avherald.com. © of text by Avherald.com.
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