Cathay B773 near Dusseldorf on Feb 13th 2016, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: February 24, 2016 / 21:37:14 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 13, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
CX-379

Aircraft Registration
B-KPF

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-300

ICAO Type Designator
B773

A Cathay Pacific Boeing 777-300, registration B-KPF performing flight CX-379 from Hong Kong (China) to Dusseldorf (Germany), was enroute at FL380 about 2 hours prior to estimated landing when the crew noticed decreasing oil levels for the left hand engine (GE90). During the descent towards Dusseldorf the crew needed to shut the engine down due to a low oil pressure and low oil quantity indication. The aircraft landed safely on Dusseldorf's runway 05R.

The return flight CX-376 was cancelled.

The engine needs to be replaced. The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Dusseldorf 10 days later.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 13, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
CX-379

Aircraft Registration
B-KPF

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-300

ICAO Type Designator
B773

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