LGW Walter DH8D near Stuttgart on Feb 21st 2017, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: February 21, 2017 / 22:26:13 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 21, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AB-8882

Destination
Florence, Italy

Aircraft Registration
D-ABQA

ICAO Type Designator
DH8D

A LGW Luftfahrtgesellschaft Walter de Havilland Dash 8-400 on behalf of Air Berlin, registration D-ABQA performing flight AB-8882 from Dusseldorf (Germany) to Florence (Italy) with 58 people on board, was enroute at FL230 about 40nm west of Stuttgart (Germany) when the crew needed to shut an engine (PW150) down. The aircraft diverted to Stuttgart for a safe landing about 25 minutes later.

The airline reported the crew received indication of a malfunction of an engine, shut the engine down and diverted to Stuttgart. The remainder of the flight was cancelled, the passengers were rebooked onto other flights.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 21, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AB-8882

Destination
Florence, Italy

Aircraft Registration
D-ABQA

ICAO Type Designator
DH8D

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