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Air France A380 lost engine

Old 11th Mar 2019, 11:22
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Originally Posted by Groundloop View Post
Yes. The one that had the major engine failure (ie lost the fan in flight over Greenland) and diverted to Goose Bay had a non-operating engine attached and did a 3-engine ferry flight pack to Paris.
it flew on four engines in the end
(FR24 quoting AF - seems unlikely to be at 37000ft and 530kts on three?)
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Old 11th Mar 2019, 16:33
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Originally Posted by ASRAAMTOO View Post
Do you mean “lost” as in it fell off and is missing, or do you mean it was shut down, and the aircraft flew safely on the three remaining engines.

The first is clearly cause for concern, the second rates about as much news coverage as it seems to be getting
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Old 12th Mar 2019, 09:11
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Originally Posted by dixi188 View Post
Can you do a three engine ferry flight with an A380?

Yes. A Middle Eastern airline did a 3 engine ferry flight SYD to homebase last month. Flight number was 9009, but you will have to figure out the operator.
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Old 12th Mar 2019, 12:31
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Originally Posted by Tom Sawyer View Post
Yes. A Middle Eastern airline did a 3 engine ferry flight SYD to homebase last month. Flight number was 9009, but you will have to figure out the operator.
Routed back to Abu Dhabi via Singapore after 5 days grounded at SYD.

Oops.
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Old 12th Mar 2019, 14:02
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