Fedex A306 at Denver on Nov 21st 2017, engine failure

Last Update: November 23, 2017 / 01:50:27 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 21, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Fedex

Aircraft Registration
N653FE

Aircraft Type
Airbus A300

ICAO Type Designator
A306

A Fedex Federal Express Airbus A300-600, registration N653FE performing freight flight FX-1352 from Denver,CO to Memphis,TN (USA) with 2 crew, was climbing out of Denver's runway 17R when the crew stopped the climb at 10,000 feet MSL reporting an engine (CF6) failure, the engine recovered and appeared to be operating normally again but they wouldn't take a risk. The crew declared emergency and returned to Denver for a safe landing on runway 17R about 15 minutes after departure. The aircraft taxied to the apron.

The aircraft remained on the ground for about two hours, then departed again but flew to Los Angeles,CA (USA) still as flight FX-1352.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 21, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Fedex

Aircraft Registration
N653FE

Aircraft Type
Airbus A300

ICAO Type Designator
A306

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