British Airways B773 at Singapore on Jul 13th 2018, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: July 14, 2018 / 19:44:59 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 13, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-16

Aircraft Registration
G-STBE

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-300

ICAO Type Designator
B773

A British Airways Boeing 777-300, registration G-STBE performing flight BA-16 from Singapore (Singapore) to London Heathrow,EN (UK), was climbing through FL270 out of Singapore when the right hand engine (GE90) failed prompting the crew to shut the engine down. The aircraft dumped fuel and returned to Singapore for a safe landing about 65 minutes after the climb was stopped.

Passengers reported the aircraft jolted and there were streaks of flame from the right hand engine. Shortly afterwards the captain announced an engine had failed and was shut down, they were returning to Singapore.

The aircraft is still on the ground in Singapore about 27 hours after landing back.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 13, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-16

Aircraft Registration
G-STBE

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-300

ICAO Type Designator
B773

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