Saturday, February 02, 2019

United Parcel Service, McDonnell Douglas MD-11 freigher, N270UP, flight 5X-4: Incident occurred August 15, 2019 in Warsaw, Poland

United Parcel Service Company

NTSB Identification: ENG19WA030
Nonscheduled 14 CFR Unknown
Incident occurred Thursday, August 15, 2019 in Warsaw, Poland
Aircraft: Mcdonnell Douglas MD11, registration: N270UP
Injuries: Unavailable

The foreign authority was the source of this information.

The government of Poland has notified the NTSB of an incident involving a Boeing (McDonnel-Douglas) MD-11F operated by UPS and powered by three Pratt & Whitney PW 4460 turbofan engines. During cruise, the No. 2 engine (right) experienced fluctuations and eventually flamed out. After landing at its destination, fire and smoke was seen coming from the No. 2 engine. The airport fire brigade was dispatched and fire suppression was applied to the No. 2 engine. The airplane was then towed from the runway for examination. No injuries were reported.

The NTSB has appointed a U.S. Accredited Representative as the state of manufacturer of the engine to assist the government of Poland in their investigation under the provisions of ICAO Annex 13. All investigative information will be released by the government of Poland.

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