Korean A388 at Seoul on May 15th 2016, rejected takeoff due to engine failure

Last Update: June 3, 2016 / 21:44:04 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 15, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
KE-11

Aircraft Registration
HL7621

Aircraft Type
Airbus A380-800

ICAO Type Designator
A388

A Korean Airlines Airbus A380-800, registration HL7621 performing flight KE-11 from Seoul (South Korea) to Los Angeles,CA (USA), was accelerating for takeoff from Seoul's runway 33L when a loud bang was heard and the crew rejected takeoff at low speed due to the failure of the #3 engine (GP7200). The aircraft vacated the runway about 630 meters/2000 feet down the runway and returned to the apron.

A replacement A380-800 registration HL7628 reached Los Angeles with a delay of 4.5 hours.

On May 31st 2016 The Aviation Herald received information that a borescopic inspection of the engine revealed a stage 3 high pressure compressor blade had failed, the engine was replaced, but was able to verify the information only on Jun 3rd.

The occurrence aircraft resumed service about 90 hours after the rejected takeoff.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 15, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
KE-11

Aircraft Registration
HL7621

Aircraft Type
Airbus A380-800

ICAO Type Designator
A388

This article is published under license from Avherald.com. © of text by Avherald.com.
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