Aviation AO-2017-010

The engine with cowling open for inspection
The engine with cowling open for inspection
Boeing 787-9, engine abnormality, Auckland, 6 December 2017
Status: Current
Occurrence Date: 
6 December 2017
An Air New Zealand 787-9 was in the climb after departing from Auckland when the crew were alerted to abnormal indications on one of the engines. The crew reduced thrust on the suspect engine and turned back to Auckland. The aeroplane landed safely. Nobody was injured. [As initially reported, subject to change, not official Findings.]
Location: 
Auckland (-37.0100,174.7828) [may be approximate]