Thomas Cook, Suspected Fuel Leak

April 15, 2017

A Thomas Cook Airbus A330-200, registration G-MDBD performing flight MT-2718 from Manchester,EN (UK) to Las Vegas,NV (USA) with 283 people on board, was climbing through FL350 when the crew stopped the climb suspecting a fuel leak and decided to return to Manchester. The aircraft landed safely on Manchester's runway 23R about 85 minutes after departure.

A replacement Airbus A330-200 registration G-OMYT is estimated to reached Las Vegas with a delay of 4 hours.

The airline reported the aircraft returned due to technical issues.



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