Lufthansa A319 at Nice on Jan 5th 2018, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: January 5, 2018 / 21:34:11 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 5, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-1069

Departure
Nice, France

Aircraft Registration
D-AILI

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

A Lufthansa Airbus A319-100, registration D-AILI performing flight LH-1069 from Nice (France) to Frankfurt/Main (Germany) was in the initial climb out of Nice's runway 04R when the right hand engine emitted a loud bang and streaks of flames, the aircraft jolted. The crew stopped the climb at 3000 feet and returned to Nice for a safe landing on runway 04R about 17 minutes after departure.

The flight was cancelled, the passengers were rebooked onto other flights.

Passengers reported there were streaks of flame out of the right hand engine and a loud bang, the aircraft jolted. About 2-3 minutes later the captain made an announcement that the right hand engine was down and they were returning to Nice.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 5, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-1069

Departure
Nice, France

Aircraft Registration
D-AILI

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

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