TAP A343 at Maputo on Jun 23rd 2016, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: June 23, 2016 / 19:03:06 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 23, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
TP-282

Destination
Lisbon, Portugal

Aircraft Registration
CS-TOC

Aircraft Type
Airbus A340-300

ICAO Type Designator
A343

A TAP Portugal Airbus A340-300, registration CS-TOC performing flight TP-282 from Maputo (Mozambique) to Lisbon (Portugal) with 200 people on board, was climbing through FL320 out of Maputo when the crew stopped the climb and descended the aircraft to FL280 reporting they needed to shut an engine (CFM56) down. The aircraft returned to Maputo and landed safely back about 70 minutes after departure.

The airline confirmed a technical fault with one of the engines. The passengers were taken to hotels and are estimated to depart for Lisbon the following day.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 23, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
TP-282

Destination
Lisbon, Portugal

Aircraft Registration
CS-TOC

Aircraft Type
Airbus A340-300

ICAO Type Designator
A343

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