SAS B736 near Lulea on Sep 28th 2018, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: September 28, 2018 / 18:54:36 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 28, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
SK-1049

Aircraft Registration
LN-RRP

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-600

ICAO Type Designator
B736

A SAS Scandinavian Airlines Boeing 737-600, registration LN-RRP performing flight SK-1049 from Kiruna to Stockholm (Sweden), was enroute at FL320 about 75nm northwest of Lulea (Sweden) when the left hand engine (CFM56) emitted a bang and streaks of flame. The crew shut the engine down and diverted to Lulea for a safe landing on runway 14 about 20 minutes later.

The airline reported one of the engines suffered a technical problem and was shut down. The airline understands that passenger perceived the occurrence more dramatically than it actually was.

Passengers reported the engine emitted a loud bang and subsequently caught fire.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 28, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
SK-1049

Aircraft Registration
LN-RRP

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-600

ICAO Type Designator
B736

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