Monarch A306 near Sharm el Sheikh on Aug 8th 2013, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: August 8, 2013 / 22:24:09 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 8, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
ZB-248

Aircraft Registration
G-MAJS

Aircraft Type
Airbus A300

ICAO Type Designator
A306

A Monarch Airlines Airbus A300-600, registration G-MAJS performing flight ZB-248 from London Gatwick,EN (UK) to Sharm el Sheikh (Egypt) with 262 people on board, was descending towards Sharm el Sheikh, estimated to land about 15 minutes later, when the crew declared emergency reporting the left hand engine (CF6) had failed due to fuel no longer reaching the engine and was shut down. The aircraft landed safely in Sharm el Sheikh.

The return flight was cancelled.

Airport Officials reported a Monarch Airbus A380 with 350 passengers reported engine trouble (editorial note: Monarch does not (yet) operate Airbus A380-800s).

The airline reported a warning indication in the cockpit illuminated.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 8, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
ZB-248

Aircraft Registration
G-MAJS

Aircraft Type
Airbus A300

ICAO Type Designator
A306

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