Thai A388 near Bangkok on Feb 19th 2018, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: February 20, 2018 / 21:40:47 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 19, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
TG-676

Aircraft Registration
HS-TUA

Aircraft Type
Airbus A380-800

ICAO Type Designator
A388

A Thai Airways Airbus A380-800, registration HS-TUA performing flight TG-676 from Bangkok (Thailand) to Tokyo Narita (Japan), was climbing through FL370 out of Bangkok when the crew received indication of one of the engines (Trent 970) overheated and lost power. The crew shut the engine down and decided to return to Bangkok where the aircraft landed safely about 135 minutes after departure.

A replacement Boeing 777-300 registration HS-TKQ reached Tokyo with a delay of 17 hours.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for about 16 hours before returning to service.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 19, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
TG-676

Aircraft Registration
HS-TUA

Aircraft Type
Airbus A380-800

ICAO Type Designator
A388

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