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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145504
Last updated: 7 August 2019
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Date:08-MAY-2012
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B752 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 757-23N (WL)
Owner/operator:US Airways
Registration: N205UW
C/n / msn: 30887/946
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Mid Atlantic -   Atlantic Ocean
Phase: En route
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Dublin Airport (DUB/EIDW)
Destination airport:Charlotte-Douglas International Airport, NC (CLT/KCLT)
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.
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

Sources:

Text Message from Fiancee on the flight
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/AWE725/history/20120508/0830Z/EIDW/CYQX


Images:

Photo of N205UW courtesy AirHistory.net


Amsterdam - Schiphol (EHAM / AMS)
9 December 2014; (c) Gerard Helmer

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-May-2012 12:15 Dennis707172 Added
08-May-2012 12:19 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Country, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
09-May-2012 00:53 Dennis707172 Updated [Narrative]

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