Lingus A333 at New York on Dec 23rd 2022, engine trouble

Last Update: December 25, 2022 / 13:26:38 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 23, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
Aer Lingus

Flight number
EI-106

Destination
Dublin, Ireland

Aircraft Registration
EI-EAV

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

An Aer Lingus Airbus A330-300, registration EI-EAV performing flight EI-106 from New York JFK,NY (USA) to Dublin (Ireland), was climbing out of JFK's runway 31L when the crew stopped the climb at about 5000 feet due to the right hand engine (CF6) emitting bangs and streaks of flames and requested to return to JFK. The aircraft positioned for an ILS approach to runway 31L and landed safely on that runway about 20 minutes after departure.

The aircraft is still on the ground in New York about 33 hours after landing back.

The airline reported the aircraft needed to return due to some technical issue. The passengers have been rebooked onto other flights and should all have left New York by evening of Dec 25th 2022.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
EI-EAV
Country of Registration
Ireland
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
AIRBUS INDUSTRIE
Aircraft Model / Type
A330-302
ICAO Aircraft Type
A333
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 23, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
Aer Lingus

Flight number
EI-106

Destination
Dublin, Ireland

Aircraft Registration
EI-EAV

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

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