Iberia A20N at Athens on Jun 11th 2019, engine fire indication

Last Update: June 21, 2019 / 16:33:41 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 11, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Iberia

Flight number
IB-3151

Destination
Madrid, Spain

Aircraft Registration
EC-MXU

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

An Iberia Airbus A320-200N, registration EC-MXU performing flight IB-3151 from Athens (Greece) to Madrid,SP (Spain), was climbing out of Athens' runway 03L when the crew received a right hand engine (LEAP) fire indication, shut the engine down and discharged a fire bottle. The aircraft returned to Athens for a safe landing on runway 03R about 35 minutes after departure.

The aircraft remained on the ground for about 148 hours, then positioned back to Madrid on Jun 17th and resumed service on Jun 18th 2019.

On Jun 21st 2019 The Aviation Herald learned a fractured oil pipe caused a leak spilling oil onto the hot section of the engine, which caused a small fire. The engine was replaced.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 11, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Iberia

Flight number
IB-3151

Destination
Madrid, Spain

Aircraft Registration
EC-MXU

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

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