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Narrative:The crew of US Airways flight 725 from Dublin (DUB), Ireland to Charlotte (CLT) shut down the right hand engine 3 hours into the flight.
Boeing 757-23N (WL)
|C/n / msn:|| 30887/946|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Airplane damage:|| Unknown|
|Location:||Mid Atlantic -
|Phase:|| En route|
|Nature:||International Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Dublin Airport (DUB/EIDW)|
|Destination airport:||Charlotte-Douglas International Airport, NC (CLT/KCLT)|
The aircraft diverted to Gander International Airport, NF (YQX), Canada and landed safely at 14:14 UTC. Fault not known, but flight was delayed by 1 hour 15 mins prior to scheduled departure from Dublin.
Update. Crew stated to pax that the right engine was stuck on full throttle and couldn't be throttled back, hence the decision to shut down.
Flight continued after a significant delay with pax transferred to a replacement Airbus 319
Text Message from Fiancee on the flight
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