Fedex MD11 at Memphis on Oct 18th 2016, dropped part during roll out, engine damage

Last Update: October 19, 2016 / 15:20:52 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 18, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Fedex

Flight number
FX-415

Aircraft Registration
N575FE

ICAO Type Designator
MD11

Airport ICAO Code
KMEM

A Fedex Federal Express McDonnell Douglas MD-11, registration N575FE performing flight FX-415 from Ontario,CA to Memphis,TN (USA), was on final approach to Memphis' runway 18R when tower advised the preceding aircraft, a Boeing 767, had reported a gain of 10 knots and very gusty winds below 500 feet AGL and cleared the aircraft to land. The aircraft touched down on runway 18R, tower in the meantime instructed the next arrival to go around. Tower subsequently advised FX-415 something had fallen off the aircraft onto the runway, tower didn't know what it was though.

The FAA reported the #1 engine (CF6) received unknown damage during roll out.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Memphis about 22 hours after landing.

Metars:
KMEM 181854Z 20012G19KT 10SM FEW035 29/20 A2991 RMK AO2 SLP122 T02940200
KMEM 181754Z 22009G18KT 10SM FEW035 29/20 A2994 RMK AO2 SLP132 T02890200 10289 20217 58004
KMEM 181654Z 21009G15KT 10SM FEW030 28/20 A2995 RMK AO2 SLP137 T02830200
KMEM 181554Z 20011G20KT 10SM FEW025 27/20 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP141 T02670200
KMEM 181454Z 20014G20KT 10SM FEW025 25/20 A2995 RMK AO2 SLP137 T02500200 53016
KMEM 181354Z 21013G19KT 10SM FEW055 24/20 A2993 RMK AO2 SLP131 T02390200
KMEM 181254Z 20010KT 10SM FEW055 22/20 A2991 RMK AO2 SLP125 T02220200
KMEM 181154Z 19009KT 10SM FEW055 22/20 A2990 RMK AO2 SLP121 T02220200 10239 20222 53012
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N575FE
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
MCDONNELL DOUGLAS
Aircraft Model / Type
MD-11F
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
MD11
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
Engine Type
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 18, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Fedex

Flight number
FX-415

Aircraft Registration
N575FE

ICAO Type Designator
MD11

Airport ICAO Code
KMEM

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