Serious incident to the ATR42 registered EC-IVP operated by Swiftair on 31/10/2023 near Ostrava

Right engine fire during climb, U-turn, emerency landing

Responsible entity

Czech Republic - AAII

Preliminary data based on the notification from the Czech Republic authorities:

Shortly after take-off, during climb to FL120 there was a MAY DAY call because of right engine fire. Aircraft landed back to LKMT.