UPS A306 at Louisville on Jan 15th 2023, engine zero oil quantity

Last Update: January 20, 2023 / 19:54:04 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 15, 2023

Classification
Incident

Airline
UPS

Flight number
5X-494

Aircraft Registration
N121UP

Aircraft Type
Airbus A300

ICAO Type Designator
A306

A UPS United Parcel Service Airbus A300-600, registration N121UP performing flight 5X-494 from Louisville,KY (USA) to Montreal Mirabel,QC (Canada) with 2 crew, was climbing out of Louisville's runway 17L when the crew requested to stop the climb at 5000 feet reporting they had a zero oil quantity indication for the right hand engine (PW4168) and needed to return to Louisville. The crew advised both engines were still running, they would perform a normal landing, then shut the engine down and taxi to the apron. The aircraft landed safely on Louisville's runway 17L about 17 minutes after departure, vacated the runway and taxied to the apron.

The aircraft returned to service about 24 hours after landing.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N121UP
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
AIRBUS INDUSTRIE
Aircraft Model / Type
A300 F4-622R
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
A306
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 15, 2023

Classification
Incident

Airline
UPS

Flight number
5X-494

Aircraft Registration
N121UP

Aircraft Type
Airbus A300

ICAO Type Designator
A306

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