Jetstar A320 at Auckland on Dec 12th 2015, engine problem

Last Update: December 14, 2015 / 22:43:19 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 12, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
JQ-285

Aircraft Registration
VH-VFD

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A Jetstar Airbus A320-200, registration VH-VFD performing flight JQ-285 from Auckland to Dunedin (New Zealand), was in the initial climb out of Auckland's runway 23L when an engine (V2527) emitted a series of bangs and streaks of flame prompting the crew to stop the climb at 4000 feet, reduce the engine to idle thrust and return to Auckland for a safe landing on runway 23L about 20 minutes after departure.

A replacement A320-200 registration VH-VGJ reached Dunedin with a delay of 6 hours.

Passengers reported there were 8 or 9 bangs and orange flashes from the engine while the aircraft climbed out, the aircraft jerked and shuddered with each bang.

The airline confirmed engine trouble, the engine was reduced to idle thrust.
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 12, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
JQ-285

Aircraft Registration
VH-VFD

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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