TAP A21N near Barcelona on Oct 23rd 2023, engine failure
Last Update: January 4, 2024 / 16:48:16 GMT/Zulu time
A replacement A21N registration CS-TJK reached Lisbon with a delay of about 8:10 hours.
A passenger reported they had been only informed about a "technical issue" with the aircraft.
The aircraft is still on the ground in Barcelona about 25 hours after landing.
On Nov 8th 2023 Portugal's GPIAA reported ECAM "ENG2 SHUTDOWN" was triggered when the aircraft was overflying BCN VOR at FL370. The engine failure checklists were worked and the crew diverted the aircraft to Barcelona. The occurrence was rated a serious incident and is being investigated by the GPIAA.
On Jan 4th 2024 the GPIAA added, that the crew determined there was no engine damage and attempted to relight the engine twice without success. After landing and while executing the parking procedures the crew noticed that the #2 engine fire push button had popped out and its guard was open. The fire panel was replaced and the aircraft returned to service. The occurrence is being investigated rated as serious incident.
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