Virgin Australia B738 at Coolangatta on Oct 12th 2017, engine problem

Last Update: October 13, 2017 / 12:57:38 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 12, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
VA-546

Aircraft Registration
VH-VUA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Virgin Australia Boeing 737-800, registration VH-VUA performing flight VA-546 from Coolangatta,QL to Sydney,NS (Australia), was climbing through FL100 out of Coolangatta when the crew received an abnormal indication for one of the engines (CFM56), stopped the climb and diverted to Brisbane,QL (Australia) for a safe landing about 30 minutes after departure.

The airline reported an indication illuminated after takeoff prompting the crew to divert to Brisbane. The passengers are being taken to hotels over night.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
VH-VUA
Country of Registration
Australia
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
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Aircraft Model / Type
737-8FE
ICAO Aircraft Type
B738
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine
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Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 12, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
VA-546

Aircraft Registration
VH-VUA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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