Delta A333 over Atlantic on Dec 2nd 2023, hydraulic failure

Last Update: December 2, 2023 / 23:02:11 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 2, 2023

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-17

Aircraft Registration
N806NW

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

A Delta Airlines Airbus A330-300, registration N806NW performing flight DL-17 from London Heathrow,EN (UK) to Detroit,MI (USA), was enroute at FL380 over the Atlantic Ocean about 500nm westnorthwest of Shannon (Ireland) when the crew decided to turn around and return to London due to the failure of the green hydraulic system. The aircraft maintained FL380 for the return and landed safely on Heathrow's runway 27R about 2:10 hours later.

The aircraft is still on the ground in Heathrow about 5.5 hours after landing back.

The flight was cancelled.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N806NW
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
Dec 2, 2023

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-17

Aircraft Registration
N806NW

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

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