Corsair A339 over Atlantic on Jan 18th 2022, captain incapacitated

Last Update: January 27, 2022 / 18:26:45 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 18, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
Corsair

Flight number
SS-925

Aircraft Registration
F-HHUG

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-900

ICAO Type Designator
A339

A Corsair Airbus A330-900, registration F-HHUG performing flight SS-925 (dep Jan 17th) from Fort de France (Martinique) to Paris Orly (France), was enroute at FL370 over the Atlantic Ocean about 150nm westsouthwest of Lajes Azores Islands (Portugal) when the captain became incapacitated. The first officer took control of the aircraft, declared Mayday and diverted to Lajes for a safe landing on runway 15 about 30 minutes later.

The aircraft remained on the ground for about 13 hours, then continued the flight and reached Paris with a delay of about 13.5 hours.

The French BEA rated the occurrence a serious incident and opened an investigation.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 18, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
Corsair

Flight number
SS-925

Aircraft Registration
F-HHUG

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-900

ICAO Type Designator
A339

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