Qantas A388 near Fiji on Oct 3rd 2014, dual fuel pump failure

Last Update: October 4, 2014 / 17:05:52 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 3, 2014

Classification
Incident

Airline
Qantas

Flight number
QF-7

Aircraft Registration
VH-OQL

Aircraft Type
Airbus A380-800

ICAO Type Designator
A388

A Qantas Airways Airbus A380-800, registration VH-OQL performing flight QF-7 from Sydney,NS (Australia) to Dallas Ft. Worth,TX (USA), was enroute over the Pacific Ocean near the Fiji Islands when the crew decided to return to Sydney due to the failures of two fuel pumps of one fuel tank. The aircraft descended to FL300 for the return and landed safely back in Sydney about 9.5 hours after departure.

The aircraft was able to depart Sydney as flight QF-7D the following day with a delay of 25.5 hours.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
VH-OQL
Country of Registration
Australia
Date of Registration
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Airworthyness Category
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Manufacturer
AIRBUS INDUSTRIE
Aircraft Model / Type
A380-842
ICAO Aircraft Type
A388
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine
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Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 3, 2014

Classification
Incident

Airline
Qantas

Flight number
QF-7

Aircraft Registration
VH-OQL

Aircraft Type
Airbus A380-800

ICAO Type Designator
A388

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