Sudan A306 at Jeddah on Nov 29th 2017, engine failure on touch down
Last Update: May 15, 2018 / 14:42:10 GMT/Zulu time
Saudi Arabia's AIB (SAAIB) reported the aircraft sustained minor damage, rated the occurrence a serious incident and opened an investigation.
In 2018 the SAAIB reported the aircraft had touched down and was slowing through 80 knots when the crew receive two amber indications indicating Low Oil Pressure for the #2 engine and heard an unusually loud bang from the right hand side, shortly followed by tower advising the crew of seeing streaks of fire coming out of the right hand engine. The captain shut the right hand engine down, and although no fire warning had activated in the cockpit, discharged the fire suppression system. After the aircraft had come to a stop on the runway, the captain shut the left hand engine down, too, emergency services responded and inspected the #2 engine finding no evidence of fire. The passengers disembarked onto the runway and were taken to the terminal. The aircraft was subsequently towed to the apron. The investigation is ongoing.
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