Lufthansa A321 at Tel Aviv on Sep 21st 2017, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: September 23, 2017 / 10:52:23 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 21, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-695

Aircraft Registration
D-AISL

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

A Lufthansa Airbus A321-200, registration D-AISL performing flight LH-695 from Tel Aviv (Israel) to Frankfurt/Main (Germany) with 160 people on board, was in the initial climb out of Tel Aviv's runway 26 when the right hand engine (V2533) failed prompting the crew to shut the engine down, stop the climb at 3000 feet and return to Tel Aviv for a safe overweight landing on runway 08 at a higher than normal speed (about 180 knots over ground) about 25 minutes after departure. The aircraft vacated the runway just before the displaced threshold runway 26 and stopped for an inspection by emergency services before continuing to taxi to the apron.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground about 8 hours after landing back.

Passengers reported they heard a loud bang from the right hand side followed by unusual noises.

On Sep 22nd 2017 The Aviation Herald received information, that the aircraft had an issue with the Variable Bleed Valves (VBV), which was deferred for 10 days. While levelling off at 3000 feet during the occurrence flight the crew received an EGT over limit indication for the right hand engine followed by bangs and engine stall indications, a few seconds later an ENG2 FAIL indication occurred and FADEC automatically shut the engine down. The engine needs to be replaced.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 21, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-695

Aircraft Registration
D-AISL

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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