Condor A330neo to Vancouver Turns Back over Atlantic Ocean

Condor A330neo to Vancouver Turns Back over Atlantic Ocean

It has emerged that a Condor Airbus A330neo between Frankfurt am Main and Vancouver has turned back over the Atlantic Ocean, presumably back to Germany.

Condor A330neo to Vancouver Turns Back over Atlantic Ocean
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DE2454 between Frankfurt and Vancouver is being operated by D-ANRI, one of Condor’s Airbus A330-900neos.

Condor currently has a fleet of nine Airbus A330-900s at the time of writing, all of which seat 30 people in Business, 64 in Premium Economy and 216 in Economy.

Updates: Condor A330neo to Vancouver Turns Back over Atlantic Ocean…


This is a developing story. Updates to follow below.

UPDATE #1 @ 1643 UK time – As per data from Planespotters, D-ANRI was only delivered to the German carrier back in February 2023. It is unclear why it is not continuing on to Vancouver.

UPDATE #2 @ 1646 UK time – At this time, the aircraft has not squawked 7700, and has not dropped in altitude significantly, hinting at either a technical fault, or a potential medical, depending on the diversion field.

Condor A330neo to Vancouver Turns Back over Atlantic Ocean

UPDATE #3 @ 1651 UK time – Data confirms that the Condor Airbus A330neo is diverting back to Frankfurt, with the reason still unknown at this time.

Condor A330neo to Vancouver Turns Back over Atlantic Ocean

UPDATE #4 @ 1657 UK time – DE2454 is currently passing over the Lerwick area, as it heads on back to Frankfurt am Main International Airport, where it departed from at 1454 local time this afternoon.

UPDATE #5 @ 1727 UK time – DE2454 is currently to the west of Norway, and has been in the air for over three and a half hours so far.

UPDATE #6 @ 1738 UK time – Condor flight DE2454 has started its descent out of FL370.

UPDATE #7 @ 1744 UK time – DE2454 has stopped its descent, and is currently cruising at FL260.

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