Edelweiss A320 at Zurich on Jul 2nd 2017, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: July 2, 2017 / 17:01:01 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 2, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WK-176

Destination
Antalya, Turkey

Aircraft Registration
HB-IJU

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Edelweiss Air Airbus A320-200, registration HB-IJU performing flight WK-176 from Zurich (Switzerland) to Antalya (Turkey) with 166 passengers and 6 crew, was climbing out of Zurich's runway 32 when the crew reported a technical problem and stopped the climb at FL120. THe crew subsequently declared emergency reporting an engine (CFM56) had been shut down. The aircraft return to Zurich for a safe landing on runway 16 about 25 minutes after departure.

The airline reported the crew received a thrust reverser malfunction indication prompting them to shut the engine down and to return to Zurich. The aircraft was examined, the problem identified and rectified, and the aircraft was released to depart again.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for about 105 minutes, then departed again and reached Antalya with a delay of 2 hours.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
HB-IJU
Country of Registration
Switzerland
Date of Registration
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Certification Basis
Airworthyness Category
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Legal Basis
TCDS Ident. No.
Manufacturer
AIRBUS S.A.S.
Aircraft Model / Type
A320-214
ICAO Aircraft Type
A320
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Max. Operational Passenger Seating Capacity (MOPSC), indicative
Minimum Crew
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine
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Main Owner
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Main Operator
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 2, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WK-176

Destination
Antalya, Turkey

Aircraft Registration
HB-IJU

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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