Lufthansa A343 near Sofia on Jul 25th 2019, engine shut down in flight
Last Update: July 26, 2019 / 09:37:56 GMT/Zulu time
A passenger reported the crew announced an engine (CFM56) issue.
A replacement A340-300 registration D-AIGV is estimated to reach Tehran with a delay of 6.5 hours.
On Jul 26th 2019 The Aviation Herald learned engine #3 (inboard right hand) surged enroute followed by vibrations, the engine was reduced to idle (with no vibrations anymore), the crew returned to Frankfurt. On the top of descent into Frankfurt the crew shut the #3 engine down. The engine is going to be replaced.
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