Nouvelair Airbus A320 Reported IRS Failure

Photo: Ken Fielding

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A Nouvelair Airbus A320-200, performing flight from Djerba (Tunisia) to Paris Charles de Gaulle (France), reported IRS failure.

  • Aircraft was climbing out of Djerba’s runway 27 when the crew stopped the climb at 8,000 feet advising of problems with their Inertial Reference Systems (IRS).
  • The aircraft returned to Djerba for a safe landing on runway 27 about 15 minutes after departure.
  • A replacement Airbus A320-200 registration TS-INR reached Paris with a delay of 4:15 hours.