Cathay B748 near Osaka on Apr 6th 2016, engine problem

Last Update: April 6, 2016 / 20:54:14 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 6, 2016

Classification
Incident

Aircraft Registration
B-LJG

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-8

ICAO Type Designator
B748

A Cathay Pacific Boeing 747-800 freighter, registration B-LJG performing freight flight CX-92 from Hong Kong (China) to Anchorage,AK (USA), was enroute at FL310 about 120nm southwest of Osaka (Japan) when the crew received a low oil pressure indication for one of the engines (GEnx), descended the aircraft to FL280 and returned to Hong Kong for a safe landing on runway 07L about 3.5 hours later.

A replacement Boeing 747-800 registration B-LJL is estimated to reach Anchorage with a delay of 11 hours.

The airline confirmed an engine problem due to low oil pressure.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground about 9 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 6, 2016

Classification
Incident

Aircraft Registration
B-LJG

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-8

ICAO Type Designator
B748

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