Iberia A332 near Salt Lake City on Jul 28th 2017, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: August 1, 2017 / 23:58:13 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 28, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Iberia

Flight number
IB-2621

Aircraft Registration
EC-MOU

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-200

ICAO Type Designator
A332

An Iberia Airbus A330-200, registration EC-MOU performing flight IB-2621 from Barcelona,SP (Spain) to Oakland,CA (USA), was enroute at FL400 about 210nm eastnortheast of Salt Lake City,UT (USA) when the crew needed to shut the right hand engine (CF6) down and decided to divert to Salt Lake City. The aircraft drifted down to FL240 and landed safely in Salt Lake City about 40 minutes after leaving FL400.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground 96 hours after landing in Salt Lake City.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 28, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Iberia

Flight number
IB-2621

Aircraft Registration
EC-MOU

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-200

ICAO Type Designator
A332

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