Incident: Singapore A388 enroute on Mar 27th 2012, engine shut down in flight
|By Simon Hradecky, created Tuesday, Mar 27th 2012 10:38Z, last updated Tuesday, Mar 27th 2012 10:38Z|
A Singapore Airlines Airbus A380-800, registration 9V-SKG performing flight SQ-26 from Singapore (Singapore) to Frankfurt/Main (Germany) with 430 passengers, was enroute about 3 hours into the flight when the crew shut the #3 engine (Trent 970) down and returned to Singapore for a safe landing about 6 hours after departure.
The airline reported the #3 engine surged 175 minutes into the flight prompting the crew to shut the engine down.
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