Incident Airbus A340-313 HB-JMF, Tuesday 5 December 2023
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Date:Tuesday 5 December 2023
Type:Silhouette image of generic A343 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Airbus A340-313
Owner/operator:Edelweiss Air
Registration: HB-JMF
MSN: 561
Year of manufacture:2003
Engine model:CFMI CFM56-5C4
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 287
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:over Italy -   Italy
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Zürich-Kloten Airport (ZRH/LSZH)
Destination airport:Cape Town International Airport (CPT/FACT)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Edelweiss Air flight WK84, an Airbus A340-313, en route when the 3rd engine started having problems. The aircraft would then begin a decent to FL270 for about 30 minutes, where the crew would shut down the 3rd engine. A witness said the aircraft had fire coming out from the no.3 engine. Inspection revealed damage to the aircraft's engine and gear.


History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

2 August 2019 HB-JMF Edelweiss Air 0 Vancouver International Airport, BC (YVR/CYVR) sub

Revision history:

05-Dec-2023 21:05 aus Added
05-Dec-2023 21:07 harro Updated [Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
05-Dec-2023 21:07 harro Updated [Other fatalities]

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