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5 May 2021

Biocide fuel contamination cause of A321 emergency at London-Gatwick

5 May 2021

A biocide fuel contamination introduced during maintenance caused engine issues and a subsequent emergency landing of an Airbus A321 at London-Gatwick Airport.

Descent below protected Class C airspace factor in A321/glider airprox incident near Hamburg

24 October 2020

BFU Germany concluded that the clearance to descent below protected Class C airspace was a factor in an Airbus A321 / glider airprox incident near Hamburg. Separation was 59 meters.

Report: Windshear on short final led to Airbus A321 tail strike accident at Charlotte-Douglas Airport

17 June 2020

A newly released NTSB report shows the captain had not followed windshear procedures in an Airbus A321 tail strike accident on short final at Charlotte-Douglas Airport in August 2015.

VietJet Airbus A321 suffers runway excursion after landing in a rainstorm at Ho Chi Minh City

14 June 2020

A VietJet Airbus A321-200 came to rest off the side of the runway after suffering a runway excursion when landing in a rainstorm at Ho Chi Minh City-Tan Son Nhat Airport, Vietnam.

AAIB: Biocide overdose in fuel after maintenance caused serious engine issues on Airbus A321

21 April 2020

An overdose of biocide, added to the aircraft’s fuel after maintenance, caused serious engine issues during a repositioning flight of an Airbus A321 from London-Gatwick Airport, according to an interim AAIB report.

FAA issues emergency AD following Vietnam Airlines A321 uncontained IAE V2533 engine failure

22 March 2020

The U.S. FAA issued an emergency airworthiness directive following a recent Vietnam Airlines A321 uncontained IAE V2533 engine failure on takeoff.

Nordwind Airbus A321 suffers hard landing at Antalya, Turkey

10 January 2020

A Nordwind Airbus A321 suffered a hard landing at Antalya, Turkey, causing the nose landing gear to be pushed into the fuselage.

Report: EFB charger cable causes fumes event on Swiss Airbus A321

6 January 2020

An EFB charger cable damage caused a fumes event and overweight landing involving a Swiss Airbus A321 in 2018, according to a newly released report.

BFU Germany investigates serious airprox incident: Airbus A321 missed glider by 60 m

12 October 2019

BFU Germany is investigating serious airprox incident of July 2019 in which an Airbus A321 missed a glider by 60 m near Hamburg, Germany,

Ural Airlines Airbus A321 emergency landing in corn field after bird strike on takeoff, Moscow

15 August 2019

An Ural Airlines Airbus A321 made an emergency gear-up landing in a corn field after suffering a bird strike on takeoff from Zhukovsky International Airport, Moscow.