El Al B789 near Goa on Nov 1st 2021, suspected fuel leak

Last Update: November 1, 2021 / 17:18:01 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 1, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
El Al

Flight number
LY-82

Destination
Tel Aviv, Israel

Aircraft Registration
4X-EDA

ICAO Type Designator
B789

An El Al Boeing 787-9, registration 4X-EDA performing flight LY-82 from Bangkok (Thailand) to Tel Aviv (Israel), was enroute at FL340 about 130nm southwest of Goa (India) when the crew began to suspect a fuel leak, shut the affected engine (Trent 1000) down, turned around and diverted to Goa for a safe landing about 40 minutes later.

The passengers were taken to hotels after a PCR test as required by India's regulations.

The aircraft is still on the ground in Goa 18 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 1, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
El Al

Flight number
LY-82

Destination
Tel Aviv, Israel

Aircraft Registration
4X-EDA

ICAO Type Designator
B789

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