Lufthansa A320 at Budapest on Sep 27th 2014, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: September 30, 2014 / 12:38:29 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 27, 2014

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-1683

Destination
Munich, Germany

Aircraft Registration
D-AIPH

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A Lufthansa Airbus A320-200, registration D-AIPH performing flight LH-1683 from Budapest (Hungary) to Munich (Germany) with 159 passengers and 6 crew, was in the initial climb out of Budapest's runway 31L when the crew reported an engine (CFM56) problem, stopped the climb at 4700 feet, shut the engine down and returned to Budapest for a safe landing on runway 31R about 15 minutes after departure.

The flight was cancelled, the passengers were rebooked onto other flights.

On Sep 30th 2014 the French BEA reported in their weekly bulletin that the crew received a fire indication for the right hand engine and returned to Budapest. A bleed air high pressure pipe was found broken.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 27, 2014

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-1683

Destination
Munich, Germany

Aircraft Registration
D-AIPH

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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