A Swiss International Airlines Airbus A320-200 has had an engine shut down in-flight.
Registered HB-IJS, the A320 was performing flight LX-729 from Amsterdam (Netherlands) to Zurich (Switzerland). They were descending towards Zurich when the crew reported they needed to shut the right-hand engine (CFM56) down. The crew advised they wanted emergency services on standby but expected a normal landing, they would vacate the runway and stop off the runway for an inspection. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on Zurich’s runway 14.
The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for about 39 hours before continuing service.