Virgin Australia A320 near Perth on May 31st 2022, hydraulic problems

Last Update: June 2, 2022 / 13:12:16 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 31, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
VA-9223

Aircraft Registration
VH-VNB

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A Virgin Australia Airbus A320-200, registration VH-VNB performing flight VA-9223 from Perth,WA to Boolgeeda,WA (Australia), was enroute at FL340 about 550nm north of Perth when the crew decided to return to Perth due to hydraulic problems. The aircraft landed safely back on Perth's runway 03 about 3 hours after departure.

A passenger on a different flight reported their flight as well as a number of other flights was delayed because of another flight returning. Their captain announced the returning aircraft had hydraulic problems. They landed after the occurrence aircraft had landed.

The occurrence aircraft returned to service after about 13 hours on the ground.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
VH-VNB
Country of Registration
Australia
Date of Registration
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TCDS Ident. No.
Manufacturer
AIRBUS INDUSTRIE
Aircraft Model / Type
A320-232
ICAO Aircraft Type
A320
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 31, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
VA-9223

Aircraft Registration
VH-VNB

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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