Air France A319 near Hamburg on Feb 5th 2013, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: February 5, 2013 / 15:00:45 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 5, 2013

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air France

Flight number
AF-1710

Destination
Hamburg, Germany

Aircraft Registration
F-GRXL

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

An Air France Airbus A319-100, registration F-GRXL performing flight AF-1710 from Paris Charles de Gaulle (France) to Hamburg (Germany) with 93 passengers and 5 crew, was descending through FL200 towards Hamburg when the crew declared emergency reporting an engine (CFM56) had failed and was shut down. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on Hamburg's runway 23 about 20 minutes later.

The return flight AF-1711 was cancelled, the passengers were rebooked onto the next flight AF-2311 flown by an A321-200 registration F-GTAU instead of the scheduled A320 and are estimated to reach Paris with a delay of 5 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 5, 2013

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air France

Flight number
AF-1710

Destination
Hamburg, Germany

Aircraft Registration
F-GRXL

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

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