Lufthansa A321 at Barcelona on Apr 16th 2016, engine problem

Last Update: April 18, 2016 / 21:03:00 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 16, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-1129

Aircraft Registration
D-AIDV

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

A Lufthansa Airbus A321-200, registration D-AIDV performing flight LH-1129 from Barcelona,SP (Spain) to Frankfurt/Main (Germany), was in the initial climb out of Barcelona's runway 25L when a loud bang was heard from the right hand engine (V2533) prompting the crew to level off at 3000 feet and reduce engine thrust to idle. The aircraft returned to Barcelona for a safe landing on runway 25R about 25 minutes after departure.

A passenger reported there was a huge noise from the right hand side of the aircraft, the captain subsequently announced that an engine had been shut down and they were returning to Barcelona. The flight was cancelled, the passengers were rebooked onto other flights and were offered accomodation.

Another passenger reported there was a huge bang and streak of flames from the right hand side just seconds after becoming airborne, the captain subsequently announced the engine was running out of specifications and was reduced to idle thrust. After landing there were gossips running that the engine may have ingested a bird.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 16, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-1129

Aircraft Registration
D-AIDV

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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