Bulgaria A320 at Sofia on May 22nd 2021, engine shut down in flight
Last Update: July 29, 2021 / 15:29:11 GMT/Zulu time
Passengers reported there was a strong smell of kerosene during takeoff, later the captain announced there was a small technical problem (one engine had failed) and they were returning to Sofia.
A replacement A320-200 registration LZ-FBD reached Egypt with a delay of about 3:40 hours.
On Jul 29th 2021 Germany's BFU reported they have joined the investigation into the serious incident by a foreign investigation authority because a component had been designed/produced in Germany. Shortly after takeoff the left hand engine failed, the aircraft returned to the point of departure.
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