Cathay Pacific B773 near Urumqi on Oct 24th 2017, engine shut down

Last Update: October 24, 2017 / 22:17:16 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 24, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
CX-260

Destination
Hong Kong, China

Aircraft Registration
B-KPG

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-300

ICAO Type Designator
B773

A Cathay Pacific Boeing 777-300, registration B-KPG performing flight CX-260 (dep Oct 23rd) from Paris Charles de Gaulle (France) to Hong Kong (China), was enroute at 10,100 meters about 130nm eastnortheast of Urumqi (China) when the crew reported an engine (GE90) oil indication, shut the engine down and diverted to Urumqi for a safe landing.

A replacement Boeing 777-300 registration B-KPH positioned from Hong Kong to Urumqi, resumed the flight as CX-2601 and reached Hong Kong with a delay of 17 hours.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Urumqi about 26 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 24, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
CX-260

Destination
Hong Kong, China

Aircraft Registration
B-KPG

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-300

ICAO Type Designator
B773

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