Western Global MD11 at San Juan on Apr 17th 2021, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: April 18, 2021 / 22:16:12 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 17, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
FX-251

Aircraft Registration
N415JN

ICAO Type Designator
MD11

A Western Global Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-11 on behalf of Fedex Federal Express, registration N415JN performing flight FX-251 from Memphis,TN (USA) to San Juan (Puerto Rico) with 3 crew, was on approach to San Juan's runway 08 when the crew reported they had lost the #3 engine (CF6) and shut the engine down. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on runway 08 about 5 minutes later and taxied to the apron.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in San Juan about 20 hours after landing.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N415JN
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
TCDS Ident. No.
Manufacturer
MCDONNELL DOUGLAS
Aircraft Model / Type
MD-11F
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
MD11
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
Engine Type
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 17, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
FX-251

Aircraft Registration
N415JN

ICAO Type Designator
MD11

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