France A320 near Lyon on Jul 14th 2016, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: July 21, 2016 / 21:31:58 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 14, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air France

Flight number
AF-7565

Aircraft Registration
F-GHQM

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Air France Airbus A320-200, registration F-GHQM performing flight AF-7565 from Ajaccio to Paris Orly (France), was enroute at FL340 about 160mn southeast of Lyon (France) when the crew reported an engine (CFM56) problem. The aircraft drifted down to FL280 initially, then performed a normal descent into Lyon but needed to shut the engine down while on approach to Lyon. The aircraft continued for a safe landing in Lyon.

A passenger reported the crew announced an engine fault required them to divert to Lyon.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground in Lyon for 4 days.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 14, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air France

Flight number
AF-7565

Aircraft Registration
F-GHQM

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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