Easyjet A319 near Innsbruck on Feb 19th 2014, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: February 19, 2014 / 15:08:20 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 19, 2014

Classification
Incident

Airline
Easyjet

Flight number
U2-5395

Aircraft Registration
G-EZAT

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

An Easyjet Airbus A319-100, registration G-EZAT performing flight U2-5395 from London Gatwick,EN (UK) to Innsbruck (Austria), was descending through FL250 towards Innsbruck when the crew reported near Hohenems (Austria) that they needed to shut their right hand engine (CFM56) down. The crew decided to divert to Zurich (Switzerland), turned the aircraft around and landed safely on Zurich's runway 14 (speed over ground about 130 knots) about 20 minutes after turning around. The aircraft vacated the runway and stopped on taxiway H3, shut down the left hand engine and requested emergency services to check the brakes and both engines. After inspection by emergency services the left hand engine was started again and the aircraft taxied to the gate.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 19, 2014

Classification
Incident

Airline
Easyjet

Flight number
U2-5395

Aircraft Registration
G-EZAT

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

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