ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 253821
Last updated: 15 September 2021
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:12-APR-2021
Time:06:40 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A35K model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A350-1041
Owner/operator:Qatar Airways
Registration: A7-ANO
MSN: 368
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Category:Serious incident
Location:W of Isfahan -   Iran
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Doha-Hamad International Airport (DOH/OTHH)
Destination airport:Los Angeles International Airport, CA (LAX/KLAX)
Narrative:
Qatar Airways flight QR739, a Airbus A350-1041 (A7-ANO) was en route over Iran at FL340 when a TCAS Resolution Advisory (RA) alerted the crew to climb to maintain separation from a Caspian Airlines MD-83 (EP-CAS). While climbing, a stall warning occurred.
The MD-83 had climbed 400 feet above the cleared level due to an auto pilot malfunction.

Sources:

https://www.bea.aero/en/investigation-reports/notified-events/detail/serious-incident-to-the-airbus-a350-registered-a7-ano-operated-by-qatar-airways-and-to-the-mcdonnell-douglas-md83-registered-ep-cas-operated-by-caspian-airlines-on-12-04-2021-en-route/
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/a7-ano#275f37ac


Images:

Photo of A7-ANO courtesy AirHistory.net


London - Heathrow (EGLL / LHR)
4 November 2020; (c) John Smitherman

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Apr-2021 17:36 harro Added
23-Apr-2021 17:46 harro Updated [Narrative]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description