Incident Airbus A320-271N B-LCN, 15 Apr 2017
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 194844
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Time:23:05 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic A20N model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Airbus A320-271N
Owner/operator:Hong Kong Express Airways
Registration: B-LCN
MSN: 7512
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 194
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:near Cape Ashizuri, Kochi prefecture -   Japan
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Kansai International Airport (KIX/RJBB)
Destination airport:Hong Kong International/ Chek Lap Kok Airport (HKG/VHHH)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
An A320-271N of HK Express returned to land at Kansai/Osaka twice.
Flight HKE/UO3898 from Hong Kong to Kansai returned to land on runway 06L at 16:42 LT due to a No.2 engine (PW1100G) problem.
The troubled engine was checked at Kansai Airport, and the succeeding flight HKE/UO1845 to Hong Kong departed with two hours of delay. The plane took off from runway 24L at 22:32 LT, however, the same engine as before had the same problem over Cape Ashizuri after a half hour from takeoff. The crew placed the engines at idle thrust, in accordance to manufacturer checklist procedures, and the flight crew decided to return to Kansai. A safe landing on runway 24R was carried out at 23:50 LT. No injuries were reported in both incidents.



Revision history:

16-Apr-2017 06:37 isamuel Added
19-Apr-2017 06:08 harro Updated [Narrative]
13-Jul-2018 19:09 harro Updated [Destination airport]

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