Aer Lingus A333 near Dublin on Feb 28th 2013, engine problems

Last Update: March 1, 2013 / 13:58:11 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 28, 2013

Classification
Incident

Airline
Aer Lingus

Flight number
EI-137

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-137 from Dublin (Ireland) to Boston,MA (USA) with 258 passengers and 10 crew, was enroute at FL340 about 140nm northwest of Dublin when the crew decided to return to Dublin reporting some issue with the right hand engine (CF6). The aircraft landed safely back on Dublin's runway 10 about 35 minutes later.

The aircraft was able to depart again after two hours on the ground and reached Boston as flight EI-1137 with a delay of 4.5 hours.

The airline confirmed a technical issue prompting the return.
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
Feb 28, 2013

Classification
Incident

Airline
Aer Lingus

Flight number
EI-137

Aircraft Registration
EI-EAV

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

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