Swiss A333 over Atlantic on Apr 15th 2022, engine trouble

Last Update: April 16, 2022 / 16:56:47 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 15, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
LX-52

Aircraft Registration
HB-JHE

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

A Swiss International Airlines Airbus A330-300, registration HB-JHE performing flight LX-52 from Zurich (Switzerland) to Boston,MA (USA), was enroute at FL360 over the Atlantic Ocean about 150nm northwest of Shannon (Ireland) about to enter Oceanic Airspace when the crew decided to return to Zurich due to a problem with one of the engines (Trent 772). The aircraft descended to FL350, later FL310 and landed safely back on Zurich's runway 34 about 4:15 hours after departure.

The airline reported the crew returned as a precaution due to an irregularity with one of the engines.

The rotation LX-52/LX-53 was cancelled.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
HB-JHE
Country of Registration
Switzerland
Date of Registration
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Certification Basis
Airworthyness Category
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Legal Basis
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Manufacturer
AIRBUS S.A.S.
Aircraft Model / Type
A330-343
ICAO Aircraft Type
A333
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Max. Operational Passenger Seating Capacity (MOPSC), indicative
Minimum Crew
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
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Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 15, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
LX-52

Aircraft Registration
HB-JHE

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

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