Alitalia A320 at Cagliari on Aug 22nd 2017, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: August 22, 2017 / 19:18:50 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 22, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Alitalia

Flight number
AZ-1531

Aircraft Registration
EI-DSL

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Alitalia Airbus A320-200, registration EI-DSL performing flight AZ-1531 from Cagliari to Milan Linate (Italy) with 167 passengers and 6 crew, was in the initial climb out of Cagliari's runway 14 when the right hand engine (CFM56) emitted a loud bang and failed. The crew stopped the climb at 5000 feet, shut the engine down and returned to Cagliari for a safe landing on runway 14 about 30 minutes after departure.

A replacement A320-200 registration EI-EIB reached Milan with a delay of 4 hours.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
EI-DSL
Country of Registration
Ireland
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
AIRBUS INDUSTRIE
Aircraft Model / Type
A320-216
ICAO Aircraft Type
A320
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine
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Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 22, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Alitalia

Flight number
AZ-1531

Aircraft Registration
EI-DSL

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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