Swiss Boeing 777-300 flight #LX40 from Zurich to Los Angeles just diverted to Iqaluit Airport with one engine shut down.

  • UPDATE 2038 UTC Iqaluit Airport runway is closed for approx. one hour (RWY 16/34 LSD DUE DISABLED ACFT 1702012019 TIL APRX 1702012130).
  • UPDATE 2101 UTC Swiss Airlines confirms a technical irregularity.
  • UPDATE 2122 UTC Swiss #LX40 now being pushed off taxiway alpha. Runway about to reopen.


  • UPDATE 2124 UTC Runway confirmed opened.
  • UPDATE 2131 UTC First flight landed at Iqaluit after #LX40 incident.

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