Royal B763 near Delhi on Apr 7th 2018, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: April 9, 2018 / 21:15:43 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 7, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
RL-8772

Aircraft Registration
VP-BLC

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

A Royal Flight Boeing 767-300, registration VP-BLC performing flight RL-8772 from Phu Quoc (Vietnam) to Ekaterinburg (Russia) with 332 passengers and 12 crew, was enroute at FL320 about 400nm eastsoutheast of Delhi (India) when the right hand engine (CF6) was shut down prompting the crew to drift the aircraft down to FL180 and divert to Delhi for a safe landing on runway 11 about 90 minutes later.

On Apr 9th 2018 Rosaviatsia reported the crew received a low oil quantity and low oil pressure indication for the right hand engine and shut the engine down. The aircraft diverted to Delhi.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 7, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
RL-8772

Aircraft Registration
VP-BLC

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

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