Lufthansa B744 near Sept Iles on Jan 31st 2017, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: February 21, 2017 / 21:46:56 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 31, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-447

Aircraft Registration
D-ABVR

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-400

ICAO Type Designator
B744

A Lufthansa Boeing 747-400, registration D-ABVR performing flight LH-447 (dep Jan 30th) from Denver,CO (USA) to Frankfurt/Main (Germany) with 197 people on board, was enroute at FL350 about 180nm east of Sept Iles,QC (Canada) when the crew received an "ENG 2 OIL FILT" EICAS message. The crew shut the #2 engine (CF6, inboard left hand) down, consulted with dispatch and maintenance and decided to continue the flight to Frankfurt, where the aircraft landed safely about 5.5 hours later.

The Canadian TSB reported maintenance replaced the engine.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 31, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-447

Aircraft Registration
D-ABVR

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-400

ICAO Type Designator
B744

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