Lufthansa B748 at Buenos Aires on Aug 17th 2018, rejected takeoff due to engine problem

Last Update: August 21, 2018 / 23:01:34 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 17, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-511

Aircraft Registration
D-ABYP

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-8

ICAO Type Designator
B748

A Lufthansa Boeing 747-800, registration D-ABYP performing flight LH-511 from Buenos Aires Ezeiza,BA (Argentina) to Frankfurt/Main (Germany), was accelerating for takeoff from Ezeiza's runway 11 when the crew rejected takeoff at low speed (about 40 knots over ground) due to a problem with the #4 engine (GEnx, outboard right hand). The aircraft slowed safely and returned to the apron.

The flight was cancelled.

The airline reported a maintenance team has been dispatched to Buenos Aires to check the engine.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Buenos Aires about 96 hours after the rejected takeoff.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 17, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-511

Aircraft Registration
D-ABYP

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-8

ICAO Type Designator
B748

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