AirBlue A321 at Lahore on Aug 2nd 2022, engine fire warning

Last Update: August 19, 2022 / 17:29:07 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 2, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
Airblue

Flight number
PA-410

Aircraft Registration
AP-BMP

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

An AirBlue Airbus A321-200, registration AP-BMP performing flight PA-410 from Lahore (Pakistan) to Dubai (United Arab Emirates), was climbing out of Lahore's runway 36R when the crew stopped the climb at about 4000 feet due to an engine (CFM56) fire warning. The crew worked the related checklists and returned to Lahore for a safe landing on runway 36R about 15 minutes after departure.

A replacement A321-200 registration AP-BMO reached Dubai with a delay of 3 hours.

On Aug 19th 2022 Pakistan's AIB reported tower observed flames twice out of the back of the right hand engine while the aircraft was near taxiway U. The crew reported all operations normal but requested to land back as a precaution. The AIB rated the occurrence a serious incident also stating there were no injuries and no damage to the aircraft.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 2, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
Airblue

Flight number
PA-410

Aircraft Registration
AP-BMP

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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