KLM A332 at Entebbe on Dec 18th 2021, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: December 19, 2021 / 10:27:57 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 18, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
KLM

Flight number
KL-535

Aircraft Registration
PH-AOE

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-200

ICAO Type Designator
A332

A KLM Airbus A330-200, registration PH-AOE performing flight KL-535 (sched. dep Dec 17th, act. dep Dec 18th) from Entebbe (Uganda) to Amsterdam (Netherlands), was enroute at FL360 about 590nm north of Entebbe when the crew needed to shut one of the engines (CF6) due to problems with the oil pressure. The aircraft drifted down to FL220, turned around and returned to Entebbe for a safe landing on runway 17 about 3 hours after departure.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Entebbe about 33 hours after landing back.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
PH-AOE
Country of Registration
Netherlands
Date of Registration
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Airworthyness Category
Legal Basis
Manufacturer
Airbus S.A.S. (Société par Actions Simplifiée)
Aircraft Model / Type
A330-203
ICAO Aircraft Type
A332
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine
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Engine Type
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 18, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
KLM

Flight number
KL-535

Aircraft Registration
PH-AOE

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-200

ICAO Type Designator
A332

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