Iberia A343 near Nouakchott on Dec 16th 2015, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: December 16, 2015 / 22:06:17 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 16, 2015

Classification
Incident

Airline
Iberia

Flight number
IB-6025

Departure
Madrid, Spain

Aircraft Registration
EC-GJT

Aircraft Type
Airbus A340-300

ICAO Type Designator
A343

An Iberia Airbus A340-300, registration EC-GJT performing flight IB-6025 from Madrid,SP (Spain) to Rio de Janeiro,RJ (Brazil), was enroute at FL340 about 100nm eastnortheast of Nouakchott (Mauritania) when the crew needed to shut the #4 engine (CFM56) down due to the oil temperature exceeding the maximum limit. The crew descended the aircraft to FL290 and reurned to Madrid for a safe landing 7.5 hours after departure.

The airline confirmed the aircraft returned to Madrid due to technical issues.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 16, 2015

Classification
Incident

Airline
Iberia

Flight number
IB-6025

Departure
Madrid, Spain

Aircraft Registration
EC-GJT

Aircraft Type
Airbus A340-300

ICAO Type Designator
A343

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