Asiana A388 over Pacific on Jul 11th 2019, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: July 17, 2019 / 22:55:57 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 11, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
OZ-201

Aircraft Registration
HL7625

Aircraft Type
Airbus A380-800

ICAO Type Designator
A388

An Asiana Airbus A380-800, registration HL7625 performing flight OZ-201 (dep Jul 10th) from Los Angeles,CA (USA) to Seoul (South Korea), was enroute at FL340 over the Pacific Ocean about 190nm southeast of the most southern point of Kamchatka (Russia) when the crew needed to shut the #3 engine (Trent 970, inboard right hand) down due to an oil leak. The aircraft descended to FL320 and continued the flight to Seoul where the aircraft landed safely about 4.5 hours later.

The airline informed passengers on subsequent flights that their aircraft arriving from the USA (departing the USA on Jul 10th) had an engine defect requiring the delay of their flights from Jul 11th to Jul 12th due to urgent repairs.

The occurrence aircraft returned to service about 23 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 11, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
OZ-201

Aircraft Registration
HL7625

Aircraft Type
Airbus A380-800

ICAO Type Designator
A388

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