Swiss A333 at Geneva on Aug 3rd 2023, hydraulic problems

Last Update: August 7, 2023 / 19:47:48 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 3, 2023

Classification
Incident

Flight number
LX-22

Aircraft Registration
HB-JHI

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

A Swiss International Airlines Airbus A330-300, registration HB-JHI performing flight LX-22 from Geneva (Switzerland) to New York JFK,NY (USA), was climbing out of Geneva's runway 22 when the crew stopped the climb at FL220 reporting a hydraulic problem and decided to divert to Zurich (Switzerland). The aircraft burned off fuel and landed safely on Zurich's runway 34 about 2:15 hours after departure.

A replacement A330-300 registration HB-JHG reached New York with a delay of about 6.5 hours.

The airline reported the aircraft diverted to Zurich due to a warning indication regarding hydraulic fluid.

The occurrence aircraft returned to service about 24 hours after landing.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
HB-JHI
Country of Registration
Switzerland
Date of Registration
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Certification Basis
Airworthyness Category
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Legal Basis
TCDS Ident. No.
Manufacturer
AIRBUS S.A.S.
Aircraft Model / Type
A330-343
ICAO Aircraft Type
A333
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Max. Operational Passenger Seating Capacity (MOPSC), indicative
Minimum Crew
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine
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Main Owner
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Main Operator
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 3, 2023

Classification
Incident

Flight number
LX-22

Aircraft Registration
HB-JHI

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

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