Finnair A333 at Hong Kong on Oct 24th 2013, bird strike and cabin pressure problems

Last Update: October 29, 2013 / 20:35:17 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 24, 2013

Classification
Incident

Airline
Finnair

Flight number
AY-70

Aircraft Registration
OH-LTU

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

A Finnair Airbus A330-300, registration OH-LTU performing flight AY-70 from Hong Kong (China) to Helsinki (Finland), was climbing out of Hong Kong's runway 07R when the crew requested to level off at FL100 for troubleshooting due to problems with the cabin pressure, the aircraft had also suffered a bird strike during climb out. The aircraft returned to Hong Kong for a safe landing on runway 07L about 50 minutes after departure.

The incident aircraft was able to leave Hong Kong on Oct 27th, positioned to Helsinki as flight AY-70D and subsequently resumed service.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 24, 2013

Classification
Incident

Airline
Finnair

Flight number
AY-70

Aircraft Registration
OH-LTU

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

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