Cathay B773 near Chongqing on Apr 23rd 2016, engine problem
Last Update: April 23, 2016 / 14:50:39 GMT/Zulu time
A passenger reported the captain announced an engine problem and they were returning to Hong Kong, a short time later followed up stating the problem appeared worse than initially thought, the engine oil pressure was decreasing to very low levels and they were now diverting to Chongqing. The aircraft dumped fuel for about 20-30 minutes prior to landing.
The airline confirmed a low engine oil pressure indication.
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