Lingus A320 at Cork on Jul 31st 2019, engine bleed issue

Last Update: July 31, 2019 / 22:27:22 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 31, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Aer Lingus

Flight number
EI-888

Departure
Cork, Ireland

Destination
Malaga, Spain

Aircraft Registration
EI-DEP

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Aer Lingus Airbus A320-200, registration EI-DEP performing flight EI-888 from Cork (Ireland) to Malaga,SP (Spain), was climbing out of Cork when the crew stopped the climb at FL100 advising their left engine (CFM56) bleed valve had never opened for them. After consulting with dispatch and maintenance the crew returned the aircraft to Cork for a safe landing on runway 34 about 30 minutes after departure.

A replacement A320-200 registration EI-EDP reached Malaga with a delay of about 100 minutes.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 31, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Aer Lingus

Flight number
EI-888

Departure
Cork, Ireland

Destination
Malaga, Spain

Aircraft Registration
EI-DEP

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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