Alrosa B738 at St. Petersburg on May 20th 2018, rejected takeoff due to engine failure

Last Update: May 21, 2018 / 22:24:16 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 20, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
6R-506

Destination
Mirny, Russia

Aircraft Registration
EI-FCH

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

An Alrosa Mirny Air Enterprise Boeing 737-800, registration EI-FCH performing flight 6R-506 from Saint Petersburg to Mirny (Russia) with 156 passengers, was accelerating for takeoff from St. Petersburg's runway 28R when the crew rejected takeoff due to the failure of the left hand engine (CFM56). The aircraft slowed safely, vacated the runway via a high speed turn off about 0.75 nm down the runway and returned to the apron.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground 35 hours after the rejected takeoff.

Russia's North-West Investigation Department opened an investigation into the occurrence.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 20, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
6R-506

Destination
Mirny, Russia

Aircraft Registration
EI-FCH

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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