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The ATSB is investigating the operational non-compliance of an Airbus A320, PK-AZE, at Perth Airport, Western Australia, on 24 November 2017.

Shortly after departing Perth Airport, the aircraft was observed turning left at about 300 ft. This was contrary to the standard instrument departure, which required the aircraft to turn right when at 5 NM. Air traffic control then instructed the crew to turn onto a southerly heading and the flight continued without further incident. As part of the investigation, the ATSB will interview the flight crew, review the recorded flight data and gather additional information.

A final investigation report will be released following the conclusion of the ATSB’s investigation.

General details
Date: 24 November 2017 Investigation status: Active 
Time: 12:22 WST Investigation phase: Final Report: Internal Review 
Location   (show map):Perth Airport Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
State: Western Australia Occurrence type: Operational non-compliance 
 Occurrence class: Operational 
Report status: Pending Occurrence category: Incident 
Expected completion: 2nd Quarter 2018 Highest injury level: None 
Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer: Airbus 
Aircraft model: A320 
Aircraft registration: PK-AZE 
Serial number: 5098 
Operator: Indonesia Airasia 
Type of operation: Air Transport High Capacity 
Sector: Jet 
Damage to aircraft: Nil 
Departure point:Perth, WA
Destination:Bali, Indonesia
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Last update 28 February 2018