Created Monday, Jan 22nd 2024 16:42Z, last updated Monday, Jan 22nd 2024 16:42Z
A LATAM Chile Boeing 767-300, registration CC-CXI performing flight LA-2480 from Lima (Peru) to Miami,FL (USA), was enroute at FL340 about 100nm northnortheast of Chiclayo (Peru) when the crew needed to shut one of the engines (CF6) down and diverted to Chiclayo for a safe landing on runway 19 about 25 minutes later.

A passenger reported emergency services were on standby when they were landing. After landing they were kept on board for a number of hours before they finally disembarked and returned to Lima on a smaller airplane. Maintenance had opened one of the engine cowlings.

Another passenger reported there had been a loud bang from an engine. After landing in Chiclayo they were kept on board for about 4 hours before being returned to Lima in batches.

Related Flight: LA2480, LAN Airlines News
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