KLM B773 near Bangkok on Aug 11th 2014, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: August 12, 2014 / 21:02:56 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 11, 2014

Classification
Incident

Airline
KLM

Flight number
KL-876

Aircraft Registration
PH-BVA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-300

ICAO Type Designator
B773

A KLM Boeing 777-300, registration PH-BVA performing flight KL-876 from Bangkok (Thailand) to Amsterdam (Netherlands), was enroute at FL300 abotu 250nm northwest of Bangkok when the crew shut the left hand engine (GE90) down due to the loss of engine oil pressure, drifted down to FL180 and returned to Bangkok for a safe landing on runway 19R about 110 minutes after departure.

The engine damage assessment revealed a crack in the aft bearing oil supply line, the oil line is being replaced. The engine examination revealed that while the engine was windmilling on the way back a bird was ingested.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
PH-BVA
Country of Registration
Netherlands
Date of Registration
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Airworthyness Category
Legal Basis
Manufacturer
The Boeing Company
Aircraft Model / Type
777-300ER
ICAO Aircraft Type
B77W
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
Aug 11, 2014

Classification
Incident

Airline
KLM

Flight number
KL-876

Aircraft Registration
PH-BVA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-300

ICAO Type Designator
B773

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