Engine failure involving Airbus A330, 9M -XXT, near Gold Coast, Queensland, on 3 July 2017

The ATSB is investigating an engine malfunction involving Airbus A330, registered 9M-XXT, near Gold Coast, Queensland, on 3 July 2017.


Engine malfunction involving Airbus A330, B-6099, at Sydney, NSW, on 11 June 2017

During take-off, a section of the left engine inlet separated from the aircraft. The crew conducted a fuel dump and returned the aircraft to Sydney with no injuries on board.

Engine failure involving Airbus A330, VN A371 Melbourne Airport, Victoria, 6 May 2014

During the take-off roll, the crew received indications that the right engine had failed. The flight crew responded by discontinuing the take off.


In-flight engine shutdown involving Airbus A380, VH-OQG, near Los Angeles, United States, on 20 May 2017

Passing about 33,000 ft on climb, the No. 4 engine thrust reduced to about 45 per cent. The flight crew shut the No. 4 engine down. The aircraft returned to Los Angeles Airport and landed without further incident.


Traffic management occurrence involving Airbus A320, VH-VQS and Beech Aircraft Corporation BE 76, VH-EWL at Ballina/Byron Gateway Airport, NSW on 14 January 2016

Operations at non‑controlled airports remain a safety watch priority for the ATSB. This occurrence highlights that traffic separation in that environment relies on a clear and shared plan between involved aircraft.


Hard landing involving an Airbus A330, 9M-MTA at Melbourne Airport, Victoria on 14 March 2015

When landing, pilots should maintain a safety philosophy of “if in doubt, go around”.


Lightning strike involving Airbus A330, VH-XFJ, at Perth Airport, WA on 26 November 2014

This occurrence reaffirms that perceived or actual operational requirements should not be allowed to compromise safety.