Qantas A388 near Sydney on Aug 28th 2018, oh happy door

Last Update: August 28, 2018 / 19:26:15 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 28, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Qantas

Flight number
QF-7

Aircraft Registration
VH-OQA

Aircraft Type
Airbus A380-800

ICAO Type Designator
A388

A Qantas Airbus A380-800, registration VH-OQA performing flight QF-7 from Sydney,NS (Australia) to Dallas Ft. Worth,TX (USA), has just levelled off at cruise level FL330 about 160nm east of Sydney when one of the aircraft doors began to emit whistling sounds. However, as the whistle increased in intensity and pitch the crew decided to turn around, dump fuel and return to Sydney, where the aircraft landed safely about 2.5 hours after departure.

The airline reported the passengers would be put on the next day's flight.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground 14 hours after landing.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
VH-OQA
Country of Registration
Australia
Date of Registration
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Airworthyness Category
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Manufacturer
AIRBUS INDUSTRIE
Aircraft Model / Type
A380-842
ICAO Aircraft Type
A388
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine
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Main Owner
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Main Operator
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 28, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Qantas

Flight number
QF-7

Aircraft Registration
VH-OQA

Aircraft Type
Airbus A380-800

ICAO Type Designator
A388

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