Lufthansa A388 near Prague on Jul 26th 2019, engine problem

Last Update: July 27, 2019 / 22:28:35 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 26, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-730

Destination
Hong Kong, China

Aircraft Registration
D-AIMB

Aircraft Type
Airbus A380-800

ICAO Type Designator
A388

A Lufthansa Airbus A380-800, registration D-AIMB performing flight LH-730 from Munich (Germany) to Hong Kong (China), stopped the climb out of Munich at FL260 but continued in the general direction of Hong Kong. While enroute at FL260 about 90nm eastsoutheast of Prague (Czech Republic) the crew decided to return to Munich advising ATC of a problem with one of the engines (Trent 970). The aircraft maintained FL260, the crew requested to dump fuel, and landed safely back in Munich about 105 minutes after departure.

On Jul 27th 2019 The Aviation Herald learned engine #4 (outboard right hand) was having trouble.

A replacement A380-800 D-AIMD departed Munich with a delay of 18 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 26, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-730

Destination
Hong Kong, China

Aircraft Registration
D-AIMB

Aircraft Type
Airbus A380-800

ICAO Type Designator
A388

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