Aerounion A30B at Mexico City on Oct 27th 2016, repeated engine surges

Last Update: October 28, 2016 / 20:31:07 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 27, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Aerounion

Flight number
6R-300

Aircraft Registration
XA-MRC

Aircraft Type
Airbus A300

ICAO Type Designator
A30B

An Aerounion Airbus A300B4, registration XA-MRC performing flight 6R-300 from Mexico City to Guadalajara (Mexico), depared Mexico City's runway 05L and was climbing through about 10,000 feet when the left hand engine (CF6) suffered repeated engine surges associated with loud bangs and streaks of flames. The aircraft stopped the climb at 11,000 feet and returned to Mexico City for a safe landing on runway 05R about 16 minutes after departure.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 27, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Aerounion

Flight number
6R-300

Aircraft Registration
XA-MRC

Aircraft Type
Airbus A300

ICAO Type Designator
A30B

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