Ethiopian B763 at Addis Ababa on Nov 26th 2018, engine failure causes fan cowl and fuselage damage

Last Update: December 16, 2018 / 17:38:35 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 26, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
ET-937

Destination
Niamey, Niger

Aircraft Registration
ET-AMG

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 767-300, registration ET-AMG performing flight ET-937 from Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) to Niamey (Niger), was climbing out of one of Addis Ababa's runways 07 when the crew stopped the climb at FL120 due to the failure of the right hand engine (PW4062). The aircraft returned to Addis Ababa for a safe landing on one of Addis Ababa's runways 07 about 32 minutes after departure.

A passenger reported the right hand engine emitted streaks of flame.

Ethiopia's Accident Investigation Bureau rated the occurrence an incident and opened an investigation reporting two fan blades were found fractured at mid-span causing damage to the engine inlet and fan cowl as well as minor impact damage at the fuselage.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 26, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
ET-937

Destination
Niamey, Niger

Aircraft Registration
ET-AMG

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

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