Edelweiss A343 near Zurich on May 29th 2019, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: May 30, 2019 / 18:48:25 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 29, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WK-90

Aircraft Registration
HB-JMG

Aircraft Type
Airbus A340-300

ICAO Type Designator
A343

An Edelweiss Airbus A340-300, registration HB-JMG performing flight WK-90 from Zurich (Switzerland) to Buenos Aires,BA (Argentina), was enroute at FL310 about 275nm southwest of Zurich near Lyon (France) when the crew needed to shut the #4 engine (CFM56, outboard right hand) down and decided to return to Zurich. The aircraft drifted down to FL210, dumped fuel and landed safely on Zurich's runway 16 about 100 minutes after leaving FL310.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground about 19 hours after landing back.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
HB-JMG
Country of Registration
Switzerland
Date of Registration
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Certification Basis
Airworthyness Category
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Legal Basis
TCDS Ident. No.
Manufacturer
AIRBUS S.A.S.
Aircraft Model / Type
A340-313
ICAO Aircraft Type
A343
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Max. Operational Passenger Seating Capacity (MOPSC), indicative
Minimum Crew
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 29, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WK-90

Aircraft Registration
HB-JMG

Aircraft Type
Airbus A340-300

ICAO Type Designator
A343

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