British Airways A321 at Amsterdam on Sep 12th 2017, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: September 13, 2017 / 19:40:04 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 12, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-433

Aircraft Registration
G-EUXM

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

A British Airways Airbus A321-200, registration G-EUXM performing flight BA-433 from Amsterdam (Netherlands) to London Heathrow,EN (UK), was climbing out of Amsterdam's runway 24 when the crew declared PAN PAN PAN reporting the right hand engine (V2533) had failed. The crew requested to level off at FL070, worked the severe engine damage checklist, shut the engine down and returned to Amsterdam for a safe landing on runway 27 about 35 minutes after departure.

A passenger video showed sparks flying off the engine.

The aircraft had departed with a delay of about 4 hours following arrival in Amsterdam on schedule.

Passengers reported they were told the aircraft had received a bird strike into the right hand engine on arrival into Amsterdam, the engine had been inspected and cleaned causing the delay. After departure there was a loud bang, sparks were seen flying off the engine, and they returned to Amsterdam.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 12, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-433

Aircraft Registration
G-EUXM

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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