Busan A321 near Tokyo on Jul 14th 2018, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: July 15, 2018 / 16:45:37 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 14, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Busan

Flight number
BX-184

Destination
Sapporo, Japan

Aircraft Registration
HL7729

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

An Air Busan Airbus A321-200, registration HL7729 performing flight BX-184 from Daegu (South Korea) to Sapporo (Japan) with 174 people on board, was enroute at FL310 about 100nm northwest of Tokyo's Narita Airport when the crew needed to shut an engine (V2533) down. The crew decided to divert to Tokyo's Narita Airport where the aircraft landed safely on runway 16R about 30 minutes later.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for 17.5 hours, then continued the flight to Sapporo as flight BX-1844 and subsequently performed the return flight.

The airline reported the aircraft diverted to Tokyo due to an engine failure.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 14, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Busan

Flight number
BX-184

Destination
Sapporo, Japan

Aircraft Registration
HL7729

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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