Air France B772 near St. Petersburg on Nov 30th 2015, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: November 30, 2015 / 17:50:23 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 30, 2015

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air France

Flight number
AF-128

Destination
Beijing, China

Aircraft Registration
F-GSPZ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

An Air France Boeing 777-200, registration F-GSPZ performing flight AF-128 from Paris Charles de Gaulle (France) to Beijing (China) with 269 people on board, was enroute at FL330 about 220nm east of St. Petersburg (Russia) when the crew needed to shut an engine (GE90) down. The aircraft turned around to divert to St. Petersburg, drifted down and landed safely on St. Petersburg's 10R about one hour after leaving FL330.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 30, 2015

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air France

Flight number
AF-128

Destination
Beijing, China

Aircraft Registration
F-GSPZ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

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