Aviation safety investigations & reports

Engine oil loss - Airbus A380-842, VH-OQC, near New Delhi International Airport, 15 February 2011

Investigation number:
Status: Completed
Investigation completed


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On 15 February 2011, during a scheduled passenger service from Singapore to London, United Kingdom, the flight crew of an Airbus A380-842 aircraft, registered VH-OQC, observed a decrease in oil quantity on the number-4 engine. The aircraft was about 3 hours into the cruise near Delhi International Airport.

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General details
Date: 15 February 2011   Investigation status: Completed  
Time: 0333 UTC   Investigation level: Short - click for an explanation of investigation levels  
Location   (show map): near New Delhi International Airport    
State: International   Occurrence type: Powerplant/propulsion - Other  
Release date: 16 May 2011   Occurrence category: Incident  
Report status: Final   Highest injury level: None  

Aircraft details

Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer Airbus Industrie  
Aircraft model A380  
Aircraft registration VH-OQC  
Serial number 22  
Type of operation Air Transport High Capacity  
Damage to aircraft Nil  
Departure point Singapore  
Destination London, UK  
Last update 14 November 2018