Lufthansa A321 at Munich on Apr 21st 2016, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: April 21, 2016 / 12:49:40 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 21, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-688

Destination
Tel Aviv, Israel

Aircraft Registration
D-AIDC

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

A Lufthansa Airbus A321-200, registration D-AIDC performing flight LH-688 from Munich (Germany) to Tel Aviv (Israel), was climbing out of Munich's runway 08R when the crew needed to shut the left hand engine (V2533) down due to the failure of the engine. The aircraft levelled off at 3000 feet and returned to Munich for a safe landing on runway 08R about 6 minutes after departure. Following an inspection by emergency services the aircraft taxied to the apron, where passengers disembarked normally.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 21, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-688

Destination
Tel Aviv, Israel

Aircraft Registration
D-AIDC

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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