Qatar A359 near Karachi on Dec 3rd 2021, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: December 4, 2021 / 17:03:40 GMT/Zulu time

Bookmark this article
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 3, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
QR-817

Destination
Doha, Qatar

Aircraft Registration
A7-ALH

Aircraft Type
Airbus A350-900

ICAO Type Designator
A359

A Qatar Airways Airbus A350-900, registration A7-ALH performing flight QR-817 from Hong Kong (China) to Doha (Qatar), was enroute at FL400 about 220nm eastsoutheast of Karachi (Pakistan) still in India's airspace when the crew descended the aircraft to FL360 and set course towards Karachi. About 10 minutes later, now 130nm eastsoutheast of Karachi the crew decided to shut an engine (Trent XWB) down due to engine oil issues and to divert to Karachi for a safe landing on runway 07R about 30 minutes after leaving FL360.

The aircraft is still on the ground in Karachi about 23 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 3, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
QR-817

Destination
Doha, Qatar

Aircraft Registration
A7-ALH

Aircraft Type
Airbus A350-900

ICAO Type Designator
A359

This article is published under license from Avherald.com. © of text by Avherald.com.
Article source

You can read 4 more free articles without a subscription.

Subscribe now and continue reading without any limits!

Are you a subscriber?
Login
Subscribe

Read unlimited articles and receive our daily update briefing. Gain better insights into what is happening in commercial aviation safety.

Free newsletter

Want to know more and stay ahead? Get our free weekly newsletter and join 4942 existing subscribers.

By subscribing, you accept our terms and conditions and confirm that you've read our privacy policy.

Send tip

Support AeroInside by sending a small tip amount.

Related articles

Newest articles

Subscribe today

Are you researching aviation incidents? Get access to AeroInside Insights, unlimited read access and receive the daily newsletter.

Pick your plan and subscribe

Partner

Blockaviation logo

A new way to document and demonstrate airworthiness compliance and aircraft value. Find out more.

Virtual Speech logo

ELITE Simulation Solutions is a leading global provider of Flight Simulation Training Devices, IFR training software as well as flight controls and related services. Find out more.

Get updates

Never miss an article from AeroInside. Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter and join 4942 existing subscribers.

By subscribing, you accept our terms and conditions and that you've read our privacy policy.

AeroInside Blog
Popular aircraft
Airbus A320
Boeing 737-800
Boeing 737-800 MAX
Popular airlines
American Airlines
United
Delta
Air Canada
Lufthansa
British Airways