British Airways A321 near Paris on Aug 7th 2017, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: August 14, 2017 / 21:02:38 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 7, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-549

Aircraft Registration
G-EUXG

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

A British Airways Airbus A321-200, registration G-EUXG performing flight BA-549 from Rome Fiumicino (Italy) to London Heathrow,EN (UK), was enroute at FL340 about 30nm east of Paris (France) when the crew needed to shut an engine (V2533) down. The crew drifted the aircraft down to FL200 and continued to London Heathrow for a safe landing about 45 minutes later.

The occurrence remained on the ground for about 70 hours, then resumed service.

Passengers reported there was a loud bang from an engine when the aircraft was enroute near Paris. The crew subsequently announced that the engine had been shut down. The aircraft performed a single engine landing into Heathrow and was received by emergency services.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 7, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-549

Aircraft Registration
G-EUXG

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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