China Southern B788 at Auckland on Nov 5th 2016, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: November 5, 2016 / 11:12:17 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 5, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
CZ-336

Destination
Guangzhou, China

Aircraft Registration
B-2733

ICAO Type Designator
B788

A China Southern Airlines Boeing 787-800, registration B-2733 performing flight CZ-336 from Auckland (New Zealand) to Guangzhou (China) with 212 people on board, departed Auckland's runway 23L when the left hand engine (GEnx) failed prompting the crew to stop the climb at 4000 feet and shut the engine down. The aircraft returned to Auckland for a safe landing on runway 23L about 35 minutes after departure.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 5, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
CZ-336

Destination
Guangzhou, China

Aircraft Registration
B-2733

ICAO Type Designator
B788

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