KLM A332 near Nice on Aug 22nd 2017, engine oil leak

Last Update: August 27, 2017 / 20:58:47 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 22, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
KLM

Flight number
KL-575

Destination
Luanda, Angola

Aircraft Registration
PH-AOF

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-200

ICAO Type Designator
A332

A KLM Airbus A330-200, registration PH-AOF performing flight KL-575 from Amsterdam (Netherlands) to Luanda (Angola), was enroute at FL350 about 70nm northwest of Nice (France) when the crew received indication of a right hand engine (CF6) oil leak. The crew reduced the engine to idle thrust, drifted the aircraft down to FL220 and returned to Amsterdam advising Amsterdam they were landing normally but might be leaking oil after landing. The aircraft landed safely on Amsterdam's runway 06 about 2.5 hours after departure.

THe occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for about 21.5 hours, then departed again for flight KL-575 with a delay of 24 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 22, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
KLM

Flight number
KL-575

Destination
Luanda, Angola

Aircraft Registration
PH-AOF

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-200

ICAO Type Designator
A332

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