Singapore A388 at Tokyo on Sep 15th 2015, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: September 16, 2015 / 13:34:26 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 15, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
SQ-12

Aircraft Registration
9V-SKT

Aircraft Type
Airbus A380-800

ICAO Type Designator
A388

A Singapore Airlines Airbus A380-800, registration 9V-SKT performing flight SQ-12 from Tokyo Narita (Japan) to Los Angeles,CA (USA), was climbing out of Tokyo when the crew stopped the climb at about FL280 and descended back to FL250 reporting engine (Trent 970) vibrations. The crew shut the engine down, dumped fuel at FL160 and landed safely back on Narita's runway 34L about 2:15 hours after departure.

A replacement Airbus A380-800 registration 9V-SKP was dispatched to Tokyo and resumed the flight as SQ-12D. The flight is estimated to reach Los Angeles with a delay of 25:15 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 15, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
SQ-12

Aircraft Registration
9V-SKT

Aircraft Type
Airbus A380-800

ICAO Type Designator
A388

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