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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 227281
Last updated: 13 June 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic MD11 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas MD-11F
Registration: N628FE
C/n / msn: 48447/464
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:100 nm north of Gander Intl (CYQX), NL, Canada -   Atlantic Ocean
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG/LFPG)
Destination airport:Memphis International Airport, TN (MEM/KMEM)
A McDonnell Douglas MD-11F aircraft operated by Federal Express, was conducting flight FX5277 from Paris/Charles de Gaulle (LFPG), France to Memphis Intl (KMEM), TN with 4 persons on board. During cruise flight approximately 100 nm north of Gander Intl (CYQX), NL, the flight crew received a number 2 engine Oil Filter Bypass indication. Approximately 30 minutes later, the number 1 autopilot and auto throttle systems disengaged due to the thrust roll back, and the
aircraft entered a climb. The flight crew reengaged the auto flight systems, corrected the altitude, then observed an engine number 2 RPM Low indication; additionally, the oil pressure was below the red line, and indicating zero. The flight crew shut the engine down as per the QRH, and diverted the aircraft to Boston/General Edward Lawrence Logan Intl (KBOS), MA. Once at the top of the descent, the flight crew declared an emergency, and the aircraft landed without further incident.
The operatorís maintenance removed the engine for investigation.




Photo of N628FE courtesy

Anchorage - Ted Stevens International (PANC / ANC)
2 May 2009; (c) F Seggie

Revision history:

17-Jul-2019 16:17 harro Added

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