Cathay Dragon A333 near Fuzhou on Oct 11th 2017, engine fire indication

Last Update: October 13, 2017 / 14:36:54 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 11, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
KA-621

Destination
Hong Kong, China

Aircraft Registration
B-HLC

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

A Cathay Dragon Airbus A330-300, registration B-HLC performing flight KA-621 from Hangzhou to Hong Kong (China), was climbing out of Hangzhou when the crew stopped the climb at 8400 meters (FL276) about 140nm south of Hangzhou and about 120nm north of Fuzhou (China) after the crew received an engine fire indication for the right hand engine (Trent 772), shut the engine down and activated the fire suppression. The aircraft subsequently diverted to Fuzhou for a safe landing about 30 minutes later.

On Oct 13th 2017 The Aviation Herald learned that the crew received vibration indications from the #2 engine while climbing through 5000 feet, the vibrations however remained within limits and the crew continued the flight. Climbing through 4500 meters the cabin pressure controller #2 indicated a fault. At 8400 meters the crew received an engine #2 fire warning, which ceased after the engine had been shut down. The right hand engine's starter manifold duct was found ruptured.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 11, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
KA-621

Destination
Hong Kong, China

Aircraft Registration
B-HLC

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

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