Pegasus B738 near Atyrau on Jun 24th 2018, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: June 24, 2018 / 20:16:27 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 24, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
PC-6773

Destination
Antalya, Turkey

Aircraft Registration
TC-AVP

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Pegasus Boeing 737-800, registration TC-AVP performing flight PC-6773 from Novosibirsk (Russia) to Antalya (Turkey) with 190 passengers and 6 crew, was enroute at FL360 about 200nm northeast of Atyrau (Kazakhstan) when the crew decided to divert to Atyrau due to an engine (CFM56) failure and subsequent shut down. The aircraft drifted down to FL260 and landed safely in Atyrau about 40 minutes after leaving FL360.

Kazakstan's Civil Aviation Committee of the Ministry of Investment and Development reported the aircraft carried 190 passengers and 6 crew enroute from Novosibirsk to Antalya when the crew received indication of an engine failure.

A replacement Boeing 737-800 registration TC-AEP positioned to Atyrau, resumed the flight about 13 hours after TC-AVP landed and is estimated to reach Antalya with a delay of about 14 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 24, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
PC-6773

Destination
Antalya, Turkey

Aircraft Registration
TC-AVP

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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