Lufthansa A343 at Philadelphia on Aug 15th 2017, engine shut down without command during roll out

Last Update: August 25, 2017 / 20:45:56 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 15, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-426

Aircraft Registration
D-AIFA

Aircraft Type
Airbus A340-300

ICAO Type Designator
A343

A Lufthansa Airbus A340-300, registration D-AIFA performing flight LH-426 from Frankfurt/Main (Germany) to Philadelphia,PA (USA), landed on Philadelphia's runway 09R. During roll out the #3 engine (CFM56, inboard right hand) shut down on its own. The crew maintained routine communication and taxied to the apron.

The aircraft was unable to depart for its return flight and remained on the ground until Aug 19th before returning to service.

On Aug 25th 2017 The Aviation Herald received information that a broken contact obviously caused the LP shut off valve to shut the engine down.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 15, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-426

Aircraft Registration
D-AIFA

Aircraft Type
Airbus A340-300

ICAO Type Designator
A343

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