Iceland B753 at Paris on Aug 13th 2021, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: August 18, 2021 / 15:57:06 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 13, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Icelandair

Flight number
FI-542

Aircraft Registration
TF-FIX

Aircraft Type
Boeing 757-300

ICAO Type Designator
B753

An Icelandair Boeing 757-300, registration TF-FIX performing flight FI-542 from Keflavik (Iceland) to Paris Charles de Gaulle (France), was descending through about FL110 towards Paris when the crew declared emergency reporting the failure of one of their engines (RB211). The aircraft continued for a safe landing on runway 27L (active landing runway 26L ) about 10 minutes later and taxied to the apron on own power.

The aircraft was unable to continue its schedule, the return flight FI-543 to Keflavik was cancelled.

A listener on frequency reported the crew declared Mayday reporting the failure of an engine, a number of other aircraft on approach were therefore assigned delay vectors.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for about 30.5 hours before returning back to Keflavik as flight FI-8543 maintaining FL380 enroute. The aircraft subsequently remained on the ground in Keflavik for 65 hours before returning to service.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 13, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Icelandair

Flight number
FI-542

Aircraft Registration
TF-FIX

Aircraft Type
Boeing 757-300

ICAO Type Designator
B753

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