Incident Airbus A330-243 A6-EAP,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 150300
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Date:Sunday 21 October 2012
Type:Silhouette image of generic A332 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Airbus A330-243
Registration: A6-EAP
MSN: 525
Year of manufacture:2003
Engine model:Rolls-Royce Trent 772-B60
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Lusaka International Airport, Lusaka, Zambia -   Zambia
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Lusaka Airport (LUN/FLLS)
Destination airport:Dubai Airport (DXB/OMDB)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Emirates flight EK714 bound for Dubai returned to Lusaka airport Sunday 21 October 2012 . The aircraft had reached 32,000 feet when it suffered an uncontained engine failure in the left RR Trent engine. Several blades were ejected through the cowling and Pilots used the on-board extinguishers to extinguish the resulting fire.

The aircraft landed normally, taxied to the stand and passengers disembarked in the usual way.


Revision history:

21-Oct-2012 23:17 gerard57 Added
21-Oct-2012 23:53 gerard57 Updated [Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
22-Oct-2012 01:17 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
22-Oct-2012 05:21 gerard57 Updated [Narrative]
22-Oct-2012 10:00 vvvww Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
22-Oct-2012 10:02 vvvww Updated [Damage, Narrative]
25-Oct-2012 10:01 vvvww Updated [Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
07-Sep-2022 09:53 harro Updated [Cn, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]

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