ENG12WA027
ENG12WA027

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
Chief Investigator
P.O. Box 120
Ben Gurion International Airport 70100
Israel

Tel.: (972) 3-975-1380
(972) 50-621-2329 (24 hours mobile)
E-mail: razchik@mot.gov.il
Fax: (972) 3-760-4442
AFTN: LLADYAYX
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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