ACT B744 at Shannon on Feb 15th 2021, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: February 15, 2021 / 18:11:56 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 15, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
TK-6551

Aircraft Registration
TC-ACF

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-400

ICAO Type Designator
B744

A ACT Airlines Boeing 747-400 on behalf of THY Turkish Airlines, registration TC-ACF performing flight TK-6551 from Shannon (Ireland) to Chicago O'Hare,IL (USA) with 5 crew, was climbing out of Shannon's runway 24 when the crew reported engine (CF6) problems and advised they were maintaining runway heading, the aircraft levelled off at 3000 feet MSL. The crew subsequently reported they had shut down engine #2 (inboard left hand). The aircraft proceeded to dump fuel and landed safely back on Shannon's runway 24 about 110 minutes after departure.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 15, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
TK-6551

Aircraft Registration
TC-ACF

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-400

ICAO Type Designator
B744

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