Iran A30B near Isfahan on Aug 8th 2016, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: August 8, 2016 / 18:10:12 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 8, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Iran Air

Flight number
IR-406

Departure
Bushehr, Iran

Aircraft Registration
EP-IBS

Aircraft Type
Airbus A300

ICAO Type Designator
A30B

An Iran Air Airbus A300B2, registration EP-IBS performing flight IR-406 from Bushehr to Tehran Mehrabad (Iran) with 236 people on board, was enroute near Isfahan (Iran) when the crew needed to shut the right hand engine (CF6) down due to a zero indication on N2. The aircraft diverted to Isfahan for a safe landing.

A replacement A300B4 registration EP-IBI was dispatched to Isfahan, continued the flight and delivered the passengers to Teheran with a delay of 7.5 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 8, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Iran Air

Flight number
IR-406

Departure
Bushehr, Iran

Aircraft Registration
EP-IBS

Aircraft Type
Airbus A300

ICAO Type Designator
A30B

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