NTSB Identification: ENG12WA027
Incident occurred Monday, July 09, 2012 in London England, United Kingdom
Aircraft: BOEING 747, registration:
This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.
On July 9, 2012, at 22:08 UTC, an EL-AL Israel Airlines Boeing 747-400, registration number 4X-ELD, flight No. LY-318, powered by four Pratt & Whitney PW4056 tubofan engines, experienced a No. 4 (right outboard) engine failure 20 minutes after takefoff from Heathrow International Airport (LHR). The pilot received an indication of loss of thrust(N1 went to zero)from the No. 4 engine along with sounds coming from the No. 4 engine.
The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the government of Israel. Further information pertaining to this accident may be obtained from:
Ministry of Transport
P.O. Box 120
Ben Gurion International Airport 70100
Tel.: (972) 3-975-1380
(972) 50-621-2329 (24 hours mobile)
Fax: (972) 3-760-4442
Telex: 381000 CAATS IL
Cable: MEMTEUFA-BENGURION AIRPORT-ISRAEL
This report is for informational purposes only and contains only information obtained for, or released by, the Government of Israel.
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