Fedex MD11 at London on Mar 25th 2021, engine trouble

Last Update: March 28, 2021 / 20:57:47 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 25, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Fedex

Flight number
FX-9049

Aircraft Registration
N582FE

ICAO Type Designator
MD11

A Fedex Federal Express McDonnell Douglas MD-11, registration N582FE performing flight FX-9049 from London Stansted,EN (UK) to Memphis,TN (USA), was climbing out of Stansted's runway 22 when the crew stopped the climb at 4000 feet due to engine #3 (CF6, right hand) trouble. The aircraft turned north, overflew Bishop's Stortford,EN (UK) on vectors, subsrquently climbed to FL070, later climbed to FL140, turned out to the North Sea to dump fuel, and returned to Stansted for a safe landing on runway 22 about 65 minutes after departure.

A resident in Bishop's Stortford reported he heard an aircraft late night around 22:30L (22:30Z) emitting bangs similiar to compressor stalls.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in London about 69 hours after landing back. The engine is going to be replaced.
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Manufacturer
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Aircraft Model / Type
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ICAO Aircraft Type
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 25, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Fedex

Flight number
FX-9049

Aircraft Registration
N582FE

ICAO Type Designator
MD11

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