KLM B78X over Celtic Sea on Dec 6th 2023, engine trouble

Last Update: December 6, 2023 / 20:48:23 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 6, 2023

Classification
Incident

Airline
KLM

Flight number
KL-741

Destination
Bogota, Colombia

Aircraft Registration
PH-BKA

ICAO Type Designator
B78X

A KLM Boeing 787-10, registration PH-BKA performing flight KL-741 from Amsterdam (Netherlands) to Bogota (Colombia), was enroute at FL320 about 160nm west of Brest (France) when the crew decided to return to Amsterdam due to some indications for the right hand engine (GEnx). The aircraft descended to FL310 for the return, dumped fuel and landed safely on Amsterdam's runway 06 about 2.5 hours after departure and taxied to the apron.

The aircraft is still on the ground about 9 hours after landing. The rotation was cancelled.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
PH-BKA
Country of Registration
Netherlands
Date of Registration
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Airworthyness Category
Legal Basis
Manufacturer
The Boeing Company
Aircraft Model / Type
787-10
ICAO Aircraft Type
B78X
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 6, 2023

Classification
Incident

Airline
KLM

Flight number
KL-741

Destination
Bogota, Colombia

Aircraft Registration
PH-BKA

ICAO Type Designator
B78X

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