Lufthansa A321 near Berlin on May 7th 2018, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: May 7, 2018 / 14:01:11 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 7, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-2462

Aircraft Registration
D-AIRK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

A Lufthansa Airbus A321-100, registration D-AIRK performing flight LH-2462 from Munich (Germany) to Helsinki (Finland) with 158 passengers on board, was enroute at FL350 about 50nm south of Berlin (Germany) when the crew needed to shut the right hand engine (V2530) down and diverted the aircraft to Berlin Tegel for a safe landing on runway 08L about 20 minutes later.

The airport reported the aircraft landed single engine.

The airline confirmed the aircraft landed safely with one of two engines operating.

A replacement A320-200 registration D-AIPB reached Helsinki with a delay of 3 hours.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Berlin about 5 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 7, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-2462

Aircraft Registration
D-AIRK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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