EAT Leipzig A306 at Copenhagen on Mar 27th 2020, engine problem

Last Update: April 14, 2020 / 14:09:37 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 27, 2020

Classification
Incident

Flight number
QY-318

Aircraft Registration
D-AZMK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A300

ICAO Type Designator
A306

An EAT Leipzig Airbus A300-600 freighter, registration D-AZMK performing flight QY-318 from Brussels (Belgium) to Copenhagen (Denmark), was on approach to Copenhagen when the right hand engine (PW4158) experienced vibrations prompting a related ECAM alert. The crew reduced the engine to idle and continued for a safe landing on Copenhagen's runway 04R.

Denmark's HCL reported a post flight inspection found engine debris in the engine's tailpipe, low pressure turbine blades were observed to be damaged and both low pressure turbine and high pressure turbine rotors could not be turned. The occurrence is being investigated by the HCL, the NTSB appointed an accredited representative to join the investigation.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground until late Mar 31st 2020, then positioned to Leipzig (Germany) and resumed service.

On Apr 14th 2020 The Aviation Herald received information that the engine needed to be replaced.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 27, 2020

Classification
Incident

Flight number
QY-318

Aircraft Registration
D-AZMK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A300

ICAO Type Designator
A306

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