Seoul A321 near Okinawa on Sep 25th 2017, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: September 25, 2017 / 21:24:03 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 25, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Seoul

Flight number
RS-101

Departure
Guam, Guam

Aircraft Registration
HL8281

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

An Air Seoul Airbus A321-200, registration HL8281 performing flight RS-101 from Guam (Guam) to Seoul (South Korea) with 104 people on board, was enroute at FL340 about 360nm east of Okinawa (Japan) when the crew needed to shut the right hand engine (V2533) down. The aircraft drifted down to FL180 and diverted to Okinawa for a safe landing on runway 36 about 90 minutes later.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Okinawa about 23 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 25, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Seoul

Flight number
RS-101

Departure
Guam, Guam

Aircraft Registration
HL8281

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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