Thomson B788 near Gander on Oct 14th 2015, engine rolled back

Last Update: October 22, 2015 / 20:45:36 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 14, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BY-83

Aircraft Registration
G-TUIC

ICAO Type Designator
B788

A Thomson Airways Boeing 787-800, registration G-TUIC performing flight BY-83 from Montego Bay (Jamaica) to London Gatwick,EN (UK) with 301 people on board, was enroute at FL410 over the Atlantic Ocean about 400nm eastsoutheast of Gander,NL (Canada) when the crew observed the left hand engine (GEnx) rolled back by about 30-40% N1, a short time later the crew received an EICAS message "L END THU EICAS". The crew declared emergency and decided to divert to Gander. The left hand engine recovered while the aircraft descended through FL340, the crew continued the diversion. The aircraft landed safely in Gander about 90 minutes after initiating the diversion.

The Canadian TSB reported maintenance replaced the left hand engine electronic control unit (ECU).
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 14, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BY-83

Aircraft Registration
G-TUIC

ICAO Type Designator
B788

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