Lufthansa A319 enroute on Feb 12th 2017, engine stalled and recovered

Last Update: February 19, 2017 / 22:14:07 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 12, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-1930

Destination
Naples, Italy

Aircraft Registration
D-AILP

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

A Lufthansa Airbus A319-100, registration D-AILP performing flight LH-1930 from Munich (Germany) to Naples (Italy), was enroute at FL390 when the left hand engine (CFM56) emitted a loud bang and passengers observed streaks of flames. The engine recovered eventually, the aircraft maintained FL390 and continued to Naples for a safe landing.

The aircraft was unable to perform the return flight however and remained on the ground in Naples for 5 days, then positioned to Munich and is still on the ground in Munich now.

A passenger reported that there had been engine problems with the left hand engine, there were streaks of flame from the engine, the engine was shut down and restarted in flight.

According to information The Aviation Herald received the engine had stalled enroute associated with the loss of rpms, but eventually recovered after about 20 seconds and continued to run normally. Following checks and maintenance in Naples the aircraft positioned to Munich with the engine still showing adverse tendencies. The engine is going to be replaced in Munich.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 12, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-1930

Destination
Naples, Italy

Aircraft Registration
D-AILP

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

This article is published under license from Avherald.com. © of text by Avherald.com.
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