UPS B763 over Atlantic on Nov 18th 2018, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: November 18, 2018 / 19:11:41 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 18, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
UPS

Flight number
5X-209

Destination
Cologne, Germany

Aircraft Registration
N344UP

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

A UPS United Parcel Service Boeing 767-300, registration N344UP performing flight 5X-209 (dep Nov 17th) from Philadelphia,PA (USA) to Cologne (Germany) with 3 crew, was enroute at FL330 over the Atlantic Ocean about 190nm west of Shannon (Ireland) when the crew declared emergency reporting they had needed to shut the right hand engine (CF6) down due to low oil pressure. In response to the emergency declaration ATC queried "do you wish to continue lower", the crew replied in the positive and was cleared to descend to FL210. The aircraft diverted to Shannon for a safe landing on runway 06 about 30 minutes after leaving FL330.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Shannon 9 hours after landing.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N344UP
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
767-34AF
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B763
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
Engine Type
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 18, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
UPS

Flight number
5X-209

Destination
Cologne, Germany

Aircraft Registration
N344UP

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

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