France B773 near Munich on Dec 12th 2016, engine problem

Last Update: December 13, 2016 / 23:28:17 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 12, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air France

Flight number
AF-166

Aircraft Registration
F-GZNO

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-300

ICAO Type Designator
B773

An Air France Boeing 777-300, registration F-GZNO performing flight AF-166 from Paris Charles de Gaulle (France) to Bangkok (Thailand), was enroute at FL310 about 60nm south of Munich (Germany) when the crew decided to return to Paris. The aircraft maintained FL310 on the way back to Paris and landed safely on Charles de Gaulle's runway 09R about 80 minutes after turning around.

A passenger reported the crew indicated a problem with one of the engines (GE90). The flight was postponed to the next day.

A replacement Boeing 777-300 registration F-GZNT reached Bangkok with a delay of 20 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 12, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air France

Flight number
AF-166

Aircraft Registration
F-GZNO

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-300

ICAO Type Designator
B773

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