Delta A333 at Amsterdam on Apr 3rd 2019, electrical odour in cabin and electrical problems

Last Update: April 3, 2019 / 20:56:09 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 3, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-161

Aircraft Registration
N818NW

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

A Delta Airlines Airbus A330-300, registration N818NW performing flight DL-161 from Amsterdam (Netherlands) to Minneapolis,MN (USA), was climbing out of Amsterdam's runway 24 when the crew stopped the climb at FL150 when the crew requested to return to Amsterdam, subsequently declaring emergency reporting they had an electrical odour in the cabin and they had electrical problems. The aircraft landed safely back on Amsterdam's runway 18R about 24 minutes after departure.

A cabin air extract fan was found failed, the cabin intercommunication data system also showed a fault.

The aircraft remained on the ground for about 3.5 hours, then departed again and reached Minneapolis with a delay of 3.5 hours.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N818NW
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
AIRBUS
Aircraft Model / Type
A330-323
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
A333
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
Engine Type
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 3, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-161

Aircraft Registration
N818NW

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

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