TAP Air Portugal Flight Lisbon-Faro Declares Emergency

In the last 15 minutes, a TAP Air Portugal flight bound for Faro declared an emergency minutes after departure from Lisbon.
Dylan Agbagni (CC0) from Bordeaux, France, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons

In the last 15 minutes, a TAP Air Portugal flight bound for Faro declared an emergency minutes after departure from Lisbon.

Information is very limited regarding this developing incident, but below is what we know on this so far.

Without further ado, let’s get into it…

TAP Air Portugal Flight TP1905 – Lisbon to Faro…


In the last 15 minutes, a TAP Air Portugal flight bound for Faro declared an emergency minutes after departure from Lisbon.
Data provided by radarBox.com.
Bene Riobó, CC BY-SA 4.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

TAP Air Portugal flight TP1905, which has declared an emergency, is a routine scheduled flight between Lisbon and Faro.

It is understood the aircraft involved in this incident is CS-TPQ.

As per data from Planespotters.net, CS-TPQ is a 12.9 year old Embraer E190 that started out life with TRIP Linhas Aereas in July 2011.

By March 2013, the aircraft was handed over to Azul, before being sent to Portugalia Airlines in May 2016, operating the aircraft for the Express subsidiary of TAP Air Portugal.

Furthermore, of the E190 variant, TP has 12 of them in the Express subsidiary.

Of that 12, all of them are in active service, with an average fleet age of 13.3 years.

TAP Air Portugal flight TP1905 departed Lisbon (LIS) at 1644 local time today, and initially climbed out to Faro.

During the right turn to track south, the aircraft declared an emergency and proceeded to descend back into LIS.

From there, the aircraft established itself up for an emergency landing after a singular hold to lose altitude.

It is understood TAP Air Portugal flight TP1905, bound for Faro, landed safely back into Lisbon at 1705 local time.

Cause is Unclear At Present…


TAP Air Portugal Flight Lisbon-Faro Declares Emergency
BriYYZ via Wikimedia Commons.

With the TAP Air Portugal E190 bound for Faro only landing in Lisbon in the last few minutes, information is limited.

It is currently unclear what the nature of the emergency is onboard the aircraft.

Furthermore, as soon as we acquire more information regarding this incident, then we will update you accordingly.

For now, this remains a developing story, pending any additional updates, which you will see at the bottom of this article.

More to follow.

1 week ago09/06/24

Come to a Stop on the Runway…

TAP Air Portugal Flight Lisbon-Faro Declares Emergency

TAP Air Portugal flight TP1905 has come to a stop on the runway following it’s landing into Lisbon. It is still unclear what is wrong with the Faro-bound flight.

1 week ago09/06/24

Met By Emergency Crews…

TP1905 has turned off it’s transponder, but emergency crews are still present on ADS-B, indicating that they met the aircraft on arrival.

1 week ago09/06/24

Aircraft Towed Off the Runway…

Courtesy of Aviacao TV, which has a webcam at Lisbon Airport, the aircraft has been spotted being towed off the runway, indicating some form of hydraulic, power or engine issue.

1 week ago09/06/24

Traffic Resumes at Lisbon Airport…

Departures and arrivals at Lisbon Airport restart following the emergency landing being towed off the runway.

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