Cargolux B744 at Chicago on Oct 9th 2017, engine problem

Last Update: October 10, 2017 / 22:05:27 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 9, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Cargolux

Aircraft Registration
LX-GCL

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-400

ICAO Type Designator
B744

A Carolux Boeing 747-400, registration LX-GCL performing freight flight CV-603 from Chicago O'Hare,IL (USA) to Dubai Al Maktoum (United Arab Emirates), was climbing out of O'Hare's runway 10L when the crew requested to maintain 5500 feet reporting an engine (RB211) problem. The crew advised they wanted to return to Chicago. The aircraft dumped fuel and returned to O'Hare for a safe landing on runway 10L about one hour after departure.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground about 18.5 hours after landing back.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 9, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Cargolux

Aircraft Registration
LX-GCL

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-400

ICAO Type Designator
B744

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