Iberia A346 near Bogota on Jan 17th 2019, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: January 17, 2019 / 22:34:47 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 17, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Iberia

Flight number
IB-6650

Departure
Lima, Perú

Destination
Madrid, Spain

Aircraft Registration
EC-JCZ

Aircraft Type
Airbus A340-600

ICAO Type Designator
A346

An Iberia Airbus A340-600, registration EC-JCZ performing flight IB-6650 (dep Jan 16th) from Lima (Peru) to Madrid,SP (Spain) with 360 people on board, was enroute at FL330 about 660nm southeast of Bogota (Colombia) in Brazilian Airspace when the crew needed to shut one of the four engines (Trent 556) down due to the loss of oil pressure, drifted the aircraft down to FL270 and diverted to Bogota for a safe landing about 2.5 hours later.

Passengers reported they diverted to Bogota due to an engine failure and were taken to hotels, but were left without information of how and when their flight would continue.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 17, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Iberia

Flight number
IB-6650

Departure
Lima, Perú

Destination
Madrid, Spain

Aircraft Registration
EC-JCZ

Aircraft Type
Airbus A340-600

ICAO Type Designator
A346

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