A-321-231 VQ-BRS 10.01.2020

Accident date10.01.2020
Investigation statusInvestigation is active
Aircraft registration numberVQ-BRS
Place of aircraft departure
Airport of departureMoscow (Sheremetyevo)
Intended destination
Intended Airport of arrivalAntalya (Turkey)
Accident siteTurkey, Antalya Airport
LatitudeN 36°53′12.40″
LongitudeE 30°47′26.96″
Aircraft typeA321
Serial №7686
Aircraft operator"North Wind", LLC
Aircraft owner
The date of the completion of the investigation (report)
Number of fatalities0
Victims accuracyfinal
Degree of aircraft destructionaircraft substantially damaged

Preliminary Report (4.57 MB)

Aviation typeCommercial
Works type

16 january 2020

On 10.01.2020 in Antalya Airport, Turkey, the accident involving A-321-231 VQ-BRS aircraft owned by Northwind Ltd occurred. It was a ferry flight performed without passengers. The crew on board did not suffer. The aircraft nose landing gear and forward fuselage section suffered significant damage.

Turkish aviation authorities have decided to delegate the investigation of the accident to the State of Operator. The Interstate Aviation Committee has assigned an Investigation team. The Investigation team has started its work.

Investigators from Turkey (State of Occurrence) and France (State of Design) will participate in the accident investigation.