DAT A320 near Budapest on Aug 10th 2021, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: September 6, 2021 / 10:15:29 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 10, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
W6-6611

Destination
Berlin, Germany

Aircraft Registration
OY-RUZ

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A DAT Danish Air Transport Airbus A320-200 on behalf of Wizzair, registration OY-RUZ performing flight W6-6611 from Tirana (Albania) to Berlin (Germany) with 186 passengers and 6 crew, was enroute at FL360 about 180nm southsouthwest of Budapest (Hungary) still in the Airspace of Bosnia and Herzegovina when the left hand engine (V2527) flamed out prompting the crew to divert to Budapest, drift down and shut the engine down. The aircraft landed safely on Budapest's runway 31R about 35 minutes after leaving FL360 and stopped on the runway. After landing the crew requested emergency services to confirm there was no fire and confirmed only one engine was running, they were able to taxi. After a brief check the aircraft taxied to the apron.

On Sep 6th 2021 Denmark's HCL reported the occurrence was rated a serious incident and is being investigated by Hungary's KBSZ. The HCL released a short factual narrative:

En route at Flight Level 360 from Tirana (LATI) to Berlin (EDDB), the flight crew experienced an engine flame out.

The flight crew decided to divert and continue single engine to Budapest (LHBP).

The flight crew made an uneventful single engine landing in LHBP.

The serious incident occurred in daylight and under Visual Meteorological Conditions (VMC).
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 10, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
W6-6611

Destination
Berlin, Germany

Aircraft Registration
OY-RUZ

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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