Norwegian B788 over Labrador Sea on May 13th 2019, engine issues

Last Update: June 11, 2019 / 20:15:07 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 13, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DY-7055

Aircraft Registration
LN-LNB

ICAO Type Designator
B788

A Norwegian Long Haul Boeing 787-8, registration LN-LNB performing flight DY-7055 from Copenhagen (Denmark) to Orlando,FL (USA), was enroute at FL380 over the Labrador Sea about 440nm northeast of Goose Bay,NL (Canada) when the crew drifted the aircraft down to FL250 due to a problem with the left hand engine (Trent 1000), the crew however did not request priority and did not declare emergency (indicating that both engines continued to operate). The aircraft landed safely in Goose Bay about 75 minutes after leaving FL380.

The airline reported a mechancial problem prompted the diversion to Goose Bay.

A replacement Boeing 787-9 registration G-CKWE was dispatched from London Gatwick,EN to Goose Bay and is currently enroute at flight DY-7950 from Goose Bay to Orlando, where it is estimated to arrive with a delay of 12 hours.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground in Goose Bay for 15 days and positioned to Oslo (Norway) on May 28th 2019.

On Jun 11th 2019 the Canadian TSB reported the aircraft was about 265nm (490km) northeast of Goose Bay when an EGT exceedance occurred followed by a roll back and vibrations of the left hand engine. The crew requested a descent and diversion to Goose Bay, completed the QRH memory items and checklists and performed a safe landing in Goose Bay with the #1 thrust lever at idle.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 13, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DY-7055

Aircraft Registration
LN-LNB

ICAO Type Designator
B788

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