Lufthansa B748 near Rio de Janeiro on Aug 20th 2017, engine problem
Last Update: August 24, 2017 / 15:26:06 GMT/Zulu time
Passengers reported the captain announced one of the engines was shut down.
The airline reported one of the engines showed low oil pressure, it is being investigated whether it was just an indication fault or a real problem. The passengers were taken to hotels and rebooked.
The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Rio de Janeiro about 64 hours after landing back.
On Aug 24th 2017 The Aviation Herald learned that the #3 engine (inboard right hand) showed metallic chips in two detectors and is being replaced.
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