Lufthansa A320 at Manchester on Apr 10th 2017, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: April 10, 2017 / 21:34:21 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 10, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-943

Aircraft Registration
D-AIUJ

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A Lufthansa Airbus A320-200, registration D-AIUJ performing flight LH-943 from Manchester,EN (UK) to Frankfurt/Main (Germany) with 124 passengers, was climbing out of Manchester's runway 23R when the crew stopped the climb at about 3000 feet, shut an engine (CFM56) and returned to Manchester for a safe landing on runway 23R about 15 minutes after departure.

The flight was cancelled.

The airline reported a technical irregularity, however not a bird strike, prompted the crew to shut the engine down and return to Manchester. The passengers were rebooked onto other flights.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Manchester about 9.5 hours after landing back.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 10, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-943

Aircraft Registration
D-AIUJ

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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