Lingus A333 at Dublin on Sep 5th 2021, rejected takeoff due to engine problem

Last Update: September 6, 2021 / 13:03:52 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 5, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Aer Lingus

Flight number
EI-123

Aircraft Registration
EI-FNG

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

An Aer Lingus Airbus A330-300, registration EI-FNG performing flight EI-123 from Dublin (Ireland) to Chicago O'Hare,IL (USA), was accelerating for takeoff from Dublin's runway 28L when the crew rejected takeoff at low speed (about 35 knots over ground) due a problem with the right hand engine (CF6), the aircraft briefly went off the runway centerline to the right but remained well within the runway edges. The crew subsequently requested emergency services to inspect their right hand side, they were able to vacate the runway though and taxied off the runway regaining the runway center line. After vacating the runway the crew reported they did hear a bang from the right hand side, no fire indication, they wanted emergency services to check their right hand engine. The aircraft returned to the apron following checks by the emergency services.

A replacement A330-300 registration EI-EIN reached Chicago with a delay of 3:45 hours.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Dublin about 25 hours after rejecting the takeoff.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 5, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Aer Lingus

Flight number
EI-123

Aircraft Registration
EI-FNG

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

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