Korean A332 near Baku on Jul 9th 2022, engine vibrations

Last Update: July 10, 2022 / 14:57:42 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 9, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
KE-9956

Aircraft Registration
HL8228

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-200

ICAO Type Designator
A332

A Korean Airlines Airbus A330-200, registration HL8228 performing flight KE-9956 from Istanbul (Turkey) to Seoul (South Korea) with 215 passengers and 10 crew, was enroute at FL330 about 220nm westnorthwest of Baku (Azerbaijan) when the crew decided to divert to Baku due to the right hand engine (PW4168) showing vibrations beyond limits. The aircraft drifted down to FL200 and landed safely on Baku's runway 16 about 80 minutes later.

Passengers reported there were excessive vibrations and a burning odour in the cabin.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Baku about 21 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 9, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
KE-9956

Aircraft Registration
HL8228

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-200

ICAO Type Designator
A332

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