Delta A333 near Inverness on Jan 10th 2023, engine anti-ice problem

Last Update: January 10, 2023 / 20:26:35 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 10, 2023

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-221

Aircraft Registration
N805NW

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

A Delta Airlines Airbus A330-300, registration N805NW performing flight DL-221 from Paris Charles de Gaulle (France) to Salt Lake City,UT (USA), was enroute at FL390 about 160nm northwest of Inverness,SC (UK) about to enter Oceanic Airspace when the crew decided to divert to Madrid,SP (Spain) due to an engine anti-ice problem. Facing icing conditions over the Atlantic, over the UK and into France due to a large weather system, the aircraft kept clear of icing conditions flying southbound across Northern Ireland, Ireland, the Bay of Biscay and landed safely on Madrid's runway 32L about 1100nm south of their diversion point about 4:10 hours after the decision to divert.

The aircraft is still on the ground in Madrid about 5.5 hours after landing.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N805NW
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
AIRBUS
Aircraft Model / Type
A330-323
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
A333
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
Engine Type
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 10, 2023

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-221

Aircraft Registration
N805NW

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

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