Incident Airbus A380-842 VH-OQL, Friday 3 October 2014
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Date:Friday 3 October 2014
Type:Silhouette image of generic A388 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Airbus A380-842
Registration: VH-OQL
MSN: 074
Engine model:Rolls-Royce Trent 972B-84
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:near Fiji -   Fiji
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Sydney-Kingsford Smith International Airport, NSW (SYD)
Destination airport:Dallas Fort Worth KDRW/DFW
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Aircraft was en-route from Sydney Australia to Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas when it suffered a failure of two fuel pumps in one tank over Fiji. Pilots choose to return to Sydney for repairs. The aircraft flew to Dallas the next day after a delay of over 25 hours.


History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

27 March 2014 VH-OQL Qantas 0 near Dubai non
Engine failure

Revision history:

06-Oct-2014 23:48 vvvww Added
09-Jun-2022 00:03 Ron Averes Updated [Operator, Location]

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