Lufthansa B748 at Buenos Aires on Mar 31st 2017, rejected takeoff due to engine stall

Last Update: April 5, 2017 / 22:43:23 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 31, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-511

Aircraft Registration
D-ABYL

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-8

ICAO Type Designator
B748

A Lufthansa Boeing 747-800, registration D-ABYL performing flight LH-511 from Buenos Aires,BA (Argentina) to Frankfurt/Main (Germany), was accelerating for takeoff from Buenos Aires when the crew rejected takeoff after engine #1 (GEnx, left hand outboard) stalled. The aircraft slowed safely and returned to the apron.

The aircraft remained on the ground for about 55 hours, then departed for the return flight as LH-511D on Apr 2nd 2017 and reached Frankfurt on Apr 3rd with a total delay of 54 hours.

A passenger reported the takeoff was rejected because of a "fire-breathing turbine", the captain announced an engine stall. The flight was cancelled and rescheduled for Apr 2nd 2017.

Another passenger tweeted on Apr 1st 2017 that the Lufthansa had confirmed another flight but cancelled it without information, there was a hotel booking chaos.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 31, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-511

Aircraft Registration
D-ABYL

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-8

ICAO Type Designator
B748

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