A Fedex Federal Express McDonnell Douglas MD-11 freighter, registration N631FE performing freight flight FX-1508 from Memphis,TN to Los Angeles,CA (USA), was enroute at FL360 about 25nm south of Albuquerque,NM (USA) when the crew needed to shut the left hand engine (PW4460) down and decided to divert to Albuquerque. The crew requested a long final for an ILS runway 08. The aircraft landed safely on runway 08 about 20 minutes later.
The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Albuquerque about 8 hours after landing.
A replacement MD-11 registration N618FE departed Albuquerque about 8 hours after the occurrence aircraft had landed.