Event Details

Title:Precautionary diversion on an Airbus A330-301 (EI-JFK) following takeoff from Dublin, Ireland, June 4, 2004
Micro summary:Engine fire alarm in the #2 engine of this Airbus on takeoff prompts a return.
Event Time:2004-06-04 at 1007 UTC
File Name:2004-06-04-IE.pdf
Publishing Agency:Air Accident Investigation Unit (AAIU)
Publishing Country:Ireland
Report number:2006/006
Diversion Airport:Dublin Airport, Dublin, Ireland
Site of event:On takeoff from Runway 28, Dublin
Departure:Dublin Airport, Dublin, Ireland
Destination:New York
Airplane Type(s):Airbus A330-301
Flight Phase:Takeoff
Operator(s):Aer Lingus
Type of flight:Revenue
Serious Injuries:0
Other Injuries:0
Diverted to:Dublin Airport, Dublin, Ireland
Executive Summary:The flight crew of EI-JFK declared an emergency at 10.09 hrs after they received a fire alarm indicating a fire in No. 2 engine. The aircraft had just taken off from Runway (RWY) 28 en route to New York. The Airport Fire Service (AFS) deployed all their first line vehicles at strategic points adjacent to RWY 28. The aircraft landed safely on RWY 28 at 10.25 hrs. and there were no reported injuries. Following inspection by the Airport Fire Officer, the aircraft was towed to Stand 36 where the passengers disembarked normally. Engineers inspected the aircraft and confirmed that they located a pneumatic duct leak in No. 2 engine. The electrical harness also sustained overheat damage.
Learning Keywords:Systems - Engine Fire
Systems - Pneumatics


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