Incident: Easyjet A319 near Dortmund on Feb 15th 2011, engine shut down in flight
|By Simon Hradecky, created Wednesday, Feb 16th 2011 11:28Z, last updated Wednesday, Feb 16th 2011 11:28Z |
An Easyjet Airbus A319-100, registration G-EJJB performing flight U2-2177 from London Luton,EN (UK) to Dortmund (Germany) with 141 passengers and 6 crew, was on approach to Dortmund about 10 minutes prior to landing when the crew needed to shut an engine (CFM56) down. The crew continued for a safe landing on Dortmund's runway 24 about 10 minutes later.
A passenger reported hearing a loud bang and cracking sounds from the right hand side as well as feeling vibrations from underneath. A short time later cabin crew made an announcement of a technical problem and briefed the passengers regarding the emergency procedures. Cabin crew later said, that the left hand engine had failed.
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