UPS B763 at Dublin on Dec 10th 2020, engine failure

Last Update: December 13, 2020 / 22:39:28 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 10, 2020

Classification
Incident

Airline
UPS

Flight number
5X-249

Destination
Cologne, Germany

Aircraft Registration
N391UP

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

A UPS United Parcel Service Boeing 767-300 freighter, registration N391UP performing flight 5X-249 from Dublin (Ireland) to Cologne (Germany), was in the initial climb out of Dublin's runway 28L when the crew declared PAN PAN reporting a right hand engine (CF6) failure and requested to join the downwind for a return. The aircraft stopped the climb at 3000 feet, the crew detailed they were climbing through 1300 feet when they heard a big bang and noticed vibrations from the right hand engine and N1 issues with the right hand engine, which was kept running however, and landed safely back on runway 28L about 17 minutes after departure.

A replacement engine was flown in the following day.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Dublin about 69 hours after landing back.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N391UP
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
767-304
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B763
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Type
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 10, 2020

Classification
Incident

Airline
UPS

Flight number
5X-249

Destination
Cologne, Germany

Aircraft Registration
N391UP

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

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