Transat A21N at Faro on Dec 7th 2022, returned twice due to engine problems

Last Update: December 16, 2022 / 20:27:58 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 7, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
TS-233

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GOIF

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321-Neo

ICAO Type Designator
A21N

An Air Transat Airbus A321-200N, registration C-GOIF performing flight TS-233 from Faro (Portugal) to Toronto,ON (Canada) with 150 people on board, was climbing out of Faro when the crew stopped the climb at FL240 due to problems with one of the engines (PW1133G). The aircraft returned to Faro for a safe landing on runway 10 about 90 minutes after departure.

The aircraft remained on the ground for about 2:15 hours, departed again but again needed to stop the climb at FL220 and return to Faro for a safe landing about 50 minutes after departure.

The aircraft remained on on the ground until Dec 12th 2022 before returning to service.

On Dec 16th 2022 the Canadian TSB reported in the first flight the crew received an ECAM message to retard engine #2 lever. The crew moved the thrust lever to idle, declared PAN PAN and reuturned to Faro. The same scenario repeated after second departure, about 15 minutes into the flight the crew again received an ECAM message to retard the right hand thrust lever. After the second occurrence the aircraft was grounded for maintenance.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
C-GOIF
Country of Registration
Canada
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
Airbus
Aircraft Model / Type
A321-271NX
ICAO Aircraft Type
A21N
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine Type
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 7, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
TS-233

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GOIF

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321-Neo

ICAO Type Designator
A21N

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