Alitalia A330s heads back to Boston due to failure
Yesterday, Alitalia Airbus A330-200, registration EI-DIR scheduled on flight
number AZ615 from Boston,MA (USA) to Rome Fiumicino (Italy) with 244
passengers and 14 crew; in the initial climb after take off from Boston's runway
15R has called mayday reporting failure on left hand engine. The engine type is GE CF6.
Flight was interrupted at 2000 feet, when engine was shut down and secured, the plane is returned to Boston. A330/200s EI-DIR was back to Boston after 20 minutes of flight time. Fire engines reported smoke from the
aircraft and fire on left one Passengers was disembarked after airplane stop on the runway, no injuries are reported.