Qantas A388 near Honolulu on Apr 18th 2014, fuel pump failures

Last Update: April 18, 2014 / 21:34:43 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 18, 2014

Classification
Incident

Airline
Qantas

Flight number
QF-94

Aircraft Registration
VH-OQK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A380-800

ICAO Type Designator
A388

A Qantas Airbus A380-800, registration VH-OQK performing flight QF-94 (scheduled dep Apr 17th, actual dep Apr 18th) from Los Angeles,CA (USA) to Melbourne,VI (Australia), was enroute at FL340 about 150nm north of Honolulu,HI (USA) when a second fuel pump failed prompting the crew to abort the Pacific crossing and return to Los Angeles for a safe landing about 9:20 hours after departure.

The flight is currently expected to reach Melbourne with a delay of 36 hours.

Passengers reported the crew announced two fuel pumps in one fuel tank had failed.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
VH-OQK
Country of Registration
Australia
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
AIRBUS INDUSTRIE
Aircraft Model / Type
A380-842
ICAO Aircraft Type
A388
Year of Manufacture
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Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 18, 2014

Classification
Incident

Airline
Qantas

Flight number
QF-94

Aircraft Registration
VH-OQK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A380-800

ICAO Type Designator
A388

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