Easyjet A319 near Luxembourg on Aug 7th 2016, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: August 7, 2016 / 18:53:12 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 7, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Easyjet

Flight number
U2-7925

Destination
Nice, France

Aircraft Registration
G-EZBC

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

An Easyjet Airbus A319-100, registration G-EZBC performing flight U2-7925 from Amsterdam (Netherlands) to Nice (France), was enroute at FL370 about 30nm north of Luxembourg (Luxembourg), when the crew needed to shut an engine (CFM56) down due to loss of oil pressure. The aircraft drifted down to FL220, turned around and returned to Amsterdam for a safe landing on runway 27 about 80 minutes after departure, vacated the runway and taxied to the apron with emergency services in trail.

A replacement A319-100 registratin G-EZAM reached Nice with a delay of 6.5 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 7, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Easyjet

Flight number
U2-7925

Destination
Nice, France

Aircraft Registration
G-EZBC

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

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