Iberia A359 near Halifax on Sep 11th 2018, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: September 24, 2018 / 21:08:03 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 11, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Iberia

Flight number
IB-6252

Destination
Madrid, Spain

Aircraft Registration
EC-MYX

Aircraft Type
Airbus A350-900

ICAO Type Designator
A359

An Iberia Airbus A350-900, registration EC-MYX performing flight IB-6252 from New York JFK,NY (USA) to Madrid,SP (Spain) with 265 passengers and 11 crew, was enroute at FL410 about 70nm southeast of Halifax,NS (Canada) when the crew reported they had needed to shut the left hand engine (Trent XWB) down. The aircraft drifted down to FL250, turned around, the crew decided to return to New York's JFK Airport but when already cleare direct to New York Airport changed their mind to divert to Boston,MA (USA). The aircraft was recleared direct Boston, the crew advised they would be able to vacate the runway, no assistance was needed. The aircraft landed on Boston's runway 33L about 96 minutes after leaving FL410, vacated the runway and taxied to the apron with emergency services in trail.

Passengers reported the captain announced one of the engines had lost power and was shut down, they were diverting to Boston.

On Sep 24th 2018 the Canadian TSB reported the crew received a ENG 1 EGT OVER LIMIT indication followed by an ENG 1 FAIL message. The engine was secured, the aircraft diverted to Boston. Maintenance replaced the engine.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 11, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Iberia

Flight number
IB-6252

Destination
Madrid, Spain

Aircraft Registration
EC-MYX

Aircraft Type
Airbus A350-900

ICAO Type Designator
A359

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