Lufthansa A20N near Frankfurt on Jul 31st 2017, engine problem

Last Update: August 1, 2017 / 18:52:55 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 31, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-808

Aircraft Registration
D-AINC

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

A Lufthansa Airbus A320-200N, registration D-AINC performing flight LH-808 from Frankfurt/Main (Germany) to Stockholm (Sweden) with 170 passengers, was enroute at FL370 about 230nm northnortheast of Frankfurt when the crew decided to return to Frankfurt advising one of the engines (PW1127) was not delivering commanded thrust. The aircraft maintained FL370 for the way back and performed a safe landing on Frankfurt's runway 07C about 50 minutes after turning around.

The airline reported one of the engines temporarily delivered less thrust than expected. Therefore the captain decided to return to Frankfurt as a precaution.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground about 22 hours after landing back.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 31, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-808

Aircraft Registration
D-AINC

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

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