A Lufthansa Airbus A321-200 was climbing out of Malaga when the crew stopped the climb at FL200 continuing in the general direction of Munich. The aircraft subsequently diverted to Barcelona, SP (Spain) for a safe landing on runway 07L about 1:50 hours after departure. The aircraft, D-AIRK, was performing flight LH-1835 from Malaga, SP (Spain) to Munich (Germany) with 188 passengers and 6 crew,
A passenger reported there were problems with an engine (V2530) shortly after departure, the crew indicated they were considering to divert to Barcelona or Toulouse explaining, it appeared to be an indication problem. After some time on the ground in Barcelona, they were taken to hotels.
The airline reported the aircraft diverted to Barcelona due to an erroneous indication in the cockpit. Initially, the airline was confident the flight would be able to continue to Munich.
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