Primera B738 at Alicante on Oct 17th 2017, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: October 17, 2017 / 21:36:31 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 17, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
6F-108

Aircraft Registration
YL-PSB

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Primera Air Nordic Boeing 737-800, registration YL-PSB performing flight 6F-108 from Alicante,SP (Spain) to Keflavik (Iceland), was climbing out of Alicante's runway 10 when the crew needed to shut an engine (CFM56) down, levelled off at 4500 feet, burned off fuel and returned to Alicante for a safe but overweight landing at a higher than normal speed (about 175 knots over ground) on runway 10 about 50 minutes after departure. The brakes overheated, at least one tyre (inboard left main tyre) deflated.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Alicante about 8 hours after landing back.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 17, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
6F-108

Aircraft Registration
YL-PSB

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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