France A321 at Paris on Sep 18th 2017, engine fire indication

Last Update: September 18, 2017 / 13:31:59 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 18, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air France

Flight number
AF-6252

Destination
Bordeaux, France

Aircraft Registration
F-GTAP

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

An Air France Airbus A321-200, registration F-GTAP performing flight AF-6252 from Paris Orly to Bordeaux (France), was in the initial climb out of Orly's runway 24 when the crew reported an engine (CFM56) fire indication, stopped the climb at 3000 feet and returned to Orly for a safe landing on runway 26 about 11 minutes after departure. The aircraft vacated the runway and stopped clear of the runway for an inspection by emergency services. The aircraft continued taxi to the apron about 5 minutes after landing.

The airline reported a technical problem on one of the engines prompted the return to Orly.

The flight was cancelled, the passengers were rebooked onto other flights.
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F-GTAP
Country of Registration
France
Manufacturer
AIRBUS
Aircraft Model / Type
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ICAO Aircraft Type
A321
Serial Number
Engine Count
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 18, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air France

Flight number
AF-6252

Destination
Bordeaux, France

Aircraft Registration
F-GTAP

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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