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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 222410
Last updated: 13 September 2019
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Date:07-FEB-2019
Time:c. 19:00 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A321 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A321-272N
Owner/operator:Vietnam Airlines
Registration: VN-A621
C/n / msn: 8699
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Category:Serious incident
Location:west of Lahore -   Pakistan
Phase: En route
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:Baku-Heydar Aliyev International Airport (GYD/UBBB)
Destination airport:Hanoi-Noi Bai International Airport (HAN/VVNB)
Narrative:
On February 2, 2019, a Vietnam Airlines A321-272N Neo, powered by two P&W PW1130G-JM geared fan engines experienced a No. 2 (right ) engine failure while in cruise. It was reported that a stall warning was detected followed by high vibration and an exhaust gas temperature overlimit warning. The flight crew diverted the flight and landed safely in Lahore, Pakistan. Ground inspection of the affected engine found damage to the low-pressure turbine stage 3 blades.

The aircraft operated on a delivery flight from Hamburg, Germany to Hanoi, Vietnam with an intermediate stop at Baku, Azerbaijan. The incident flight was the sixth flight of the aircraft since it's first flight on January 26, 2019.

Sources:

https://www.bea.aero/en/investigation-reports/notified-events/detail/event/incident-grave-de-lairbus-a321-immatricule-vn-a621-et-exploite-par-vietnam-airlines-survenu-le-070/
https://aibfamily.flights/A320/8699
NTSB


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Mar-2019 11:58 harro Added
01-Mar-2019 12:01 harro Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
01-Mar-2019 12:08 harro Updated [Source, Photo]

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