British Airways B744 at Phoenix on Dec 6th 2017, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: December 8, 2017 / 11:33:05 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 6, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-288

Aircraft Registration
G-CIVM

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-400

ICAO Type Designator
B744

A British Airways Boeing 747-400, registration G-CIVM performing flight BA-288 from Phoenix,AZ (USA) to London Heathrow,EN (UK) with 234 people on board, was in the initial climb out of Phoenix's runway 08 when the crew declared Mayday, Mayday, Mayday reporting the #3 engine (RB211, inboard right hand) was shut down and advising they'd stop the climb at 6000 feet and enter a hold. A runway inspection was conducted, the next arrival needed to go around due to the ongoing runway inspection. While in the hold the crew advised they had no fire and wanted to dump fuel, the aircraft climbed to 8000 feet later 10,000 feet, dumped fuel and returned to Phoenix for a safe landing on runway 08 about one hour after departure.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 6, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-288

Aircraft Registration
G-CIVM

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-400

ICAO Type Designator
B744

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