American B772 near Tokyo on Jan 5th 2020, engine trouble, engine shut down by itself after landing

Last Update: February 21, 2020 / 21:04:36 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 5, 2020

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-187

Aircraft Registration
N770AN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

An American Airlines Boeing 777-200, registration N770AN performing flight AA-187 from Las Vegas,NV (USA) to Tokyo Narita (Japan), was enroute at FL360 about 45 minutes prior to estimated landing in Tokyo when the left hand engine (Trent 892) stalled, the engine vibrations increased to 5 units. The engine recovered, however, the vibrations remained at about 2 units. The aircraft performed a shallow descent into Tokyo over the next 45 minutes and positioned for a landing on Narita's runway 34L. On final approach the left engine stalled again. The crew continued for a safe landing about 45 minutes after leaving FL360 and vacated the runway, when the left hand engine failed and shut itself down.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground in Tokyo for about 8 days while the left engine was replaced, then positioned back to Dallas Ft. Worth,TX (USA).
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 5, 2020

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-187

Aircraft Registration
N770AN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

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