Cathay Pacific A359 near Darwin on May 24th 2019, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: May 24, 2019 / 20:56:39 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 24, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
CX-105

Aircraft Registration
B-LRJ

Aircraft Type
Airbus A350-900

ICAO Type Designator
A359

A Cathay Pacific Airbus A350-900, registration B-LRJ performing flight CX-105 from Hong Kong (China) to Melbourne,VI (Australia), was enroute at FL410 about 25nm northeast of Darwin,NT (Australia) when the crew drifted the aircraft down to FL260 due to a problem with one of the engines (Trent XWB). About 150nm southeast of Darwin, about 15 minutes after leaving FL410, the crew dedided to shut the engine down and to divert to Darwin. The aircraft landed safely on Darwin's runway 11 about 45 minutes after the decision to divert.

A replacement Boeing 777-300 registration B-KQL reached Melbourne with a delay of 14.5 hours.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Darwin about 22 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 24, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
CX-105

Aircraft Registration
B-LRJ

Aircraft Type
Airbus A350-900

ICAO Type Designator
A359

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