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Last updated: 17 January 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic BCS3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A220-300
Owner/operator:Swiss International Air Lines
Registration: HB-JCM
C/n / msn: 55030
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:near Paris, France -   France
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Geneva Airport (GVA)
Destination airport:Heathrow Airport (LHR)
On July 25, 2019, at about 1305 local, Swiss International flight LX348, an A220-300, registration HB-JCM, experienced an engine failure of the left Pratt &Whitney PW1524G while climbing through flight level 320. The flight crew shut down the engine and diverted to Charles de Gaulle International Airport (CDG), Paris, France. Postflight examination of the engine revealed that the low-pressure compressor stage 1 rotor was missing. None of the passengers and crew onboard were injured and the airplane received minor damage. The regularly scheduled passenger flight was operating from Geneva Airport (GVA), Geneva, Switzerland to London Heathrow Airport (LHR), London, United Kingdom.

In accordance with ICAO Annex 13, the National Transportation Safety Board accepted the delegation of this investigation from the French Bureau d'Enquêtes et d'Analyses pour la Sécurité de l'Aviation Civile.




Photo of HB-JCM courtesy

Düsseldorf - International (EDDL / DUS)
3 October 2019; (c) Pertti Sipilä

Revision history:

02-Aug-2019 21:39 Captain Adam Added

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