Norwegian B788 at Copenhagen on May 20th 2017, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: May 22, 2017 / 22:14:34 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 20, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DY-7209

Aircraft Registration
LN-LND

ICAO Type Designator
B788

A Norwegian Air Shuttle Boeing 787-800, registration LN-LND performing flight DY-7209 from Copenhagen (Denmark) to Bangkok (Thailand) with 212 people on board, was climbing out of Copenhagen's runway 22R when the crew stopped the climb at 6000 feet after the right hand engine (Trent 1000) emitted two louds bangs, streaks of flames and caused two jolts. The crew shut the engine down, dumped fuel and returned to Copenhagen for a safe landing about 50 minutes after departure.

A passenger reported the right hand engine emitted two bangs, the aircraft jolted each time, and streaks of flame and smoke. The aircraft subsequently returned to Copenhagen.

A ground observer reported hearing two loud bangs on the ground and observing streaks of flames from the aircraft on the second bang.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 20, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DY-7209

Aircraft Registration
LN-LND

ICAO Type Designator
B788

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