France B772 at Paris on Sep 25th 2016, compressor stall

Last Update: September 26, 2016 / 13:20:22 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 25, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air France

Flight number
AF-852

Aircraft Registration
F-GSPA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

An Air France Boeing 777-200, registration F-GSPA performing flight AF-852 from Paris Orly (France) to Cayenne (French Guiana), was departing Orly's runway 24 when the left hand engine (GE90) suffered a compressor stall prompting the crew to level off at 6000 feet and enter a hold dumping fuel. The crew, in consultation with dispatch, subsequently decided to divert to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and landed safely on CDG's runway 27L about one hour after departure.

A replacement Boeing 777-200 registration F-GSPM departed Paris Charles de Gaulle with a delay of 5 hours.

The airline reported the aircraft suffered a compressor stall on departure and diverted to Charles de Gaulle, the aircraft dumped fuel.

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Registration mark
F-GSPA
Country of Registration
France
Manufacturer
THE BOEING COMPANY
Aircraft Model / Type
BOEING 777-228 IGW
ICAO Aircraft Type
B772
Serial Number
Engine Count
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 25, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air France

Flight number
AF-852

Aircraft Registration
F-GSPA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

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