Alitalia A332 near St. John's on Nov 22nd 2017, fuel contamination

Last Update: November 23, 2017 / 23:40:15 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 22, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Alitalia

Flight number
AZ-631

Aircraft Registration
EI-EJI

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-200

ICAO Type Designator
A332

An Alitalia Airbus A330-200, registration EI-EJI performing flight AZ-631 from Miami,FL (USA) to Rome Fiumicino (Italy), was enroute at FL370 over the Atlantic Ocean about 460nm southsoutheast of Gander,NL (Canada) when the crew decided to divert to Gander reporting fuel contamination. Enroute towards Gander at FL270 the crew requested to divert to St. John's,NL (Canada) and ATC provided according clearances. The aircraft landed safely on St. John's runway 29 about 85 minutes later.

NAV Canada reported the crew declared emergency reporting fuel contamination, requested to divert to Gander and while enroute to Gander requested to divert to St. John's. The aircraft was accordingly recleared.

A replacement Boeing 777-200 was dispatched from Rome to St. John's, continued the flight and reached Rome with a delay of about 19 hours.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in St. John's about 40 hours after landing.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
EI-EJI
Country of Registration
Ireland
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
AIRBUS INDUSTRIE
Aircraft Model / Type
A330-202
ICAO Aircraft Type
A332
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 22, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Alitalia

Flight number
AZ-631

Aircraft Registration
EI-EJI

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-200

ICAO Type Designator
A332

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