Silk Way West B744 near Hong Kong on Jul 14th 2015, engine shut down in flight
Last Update: July 15, 2015 / 20:49:49 GMT/Zulu time
The airline confirmed the occurrence reporting the aircraft had undergone a D-Check in Hong Kong, departed for a test flight and was climbing through 500 feet AGL when the inboard right hand engine surged, failed and was secured. The aircraft returned safely. The engine needs to be replaced.
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