Lufthansa A321 at Berlin on Nov 24th 2012, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: November 26, 2012 / 14:31:11 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 24, 2012

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-195

Aircraft Registration
D-AIDE

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

A Lufthansa Airbus A321-200, registration D-AIDE performing flight LH-195 from Berlin Tegel to Frankfurt/Main (Germany) with 199 passengers and 6 crew, was in the initial climb out of Tegel's runway 08R when the right hand engine (V2533) emitted a number of bangs and streaks of flames prompting the crew to level off at 3000 feet, shut the engine down and return to Tegel for a safe landing on runway 08L about 15 minutes after departure.

A replacement Airbus A320-200 registration D-AIZH reached Frankfurt with a delay of 2 hours.

The airport reported the A321 returned due to engine trouble, about 20 of the 200 passengers chose to not continue.

Passengers reported hearing about 2 or 3 bangs and streaks of flames.

Post flight inspections revealed multiple bird strikes to the engine, wing and flaps, the birds were identified as geese.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 24, 2012

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-195

Aircraft Registration
D-AIDE

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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