Spicejet B38M near Varanasi on Jan 6th 2019, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: January 6, 2019 / 17:19:17 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 6, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Spicejet

Flight number
SG-32

Destination
Delhi, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-MAX

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800MAX

ICAO Type Designator
B38M

A Spicejet Boeing 737-8 MAX, registration VT-MAX performing flight SG-32 from Hong Kong (China) to Delhi (India) with 140 people on board, was enroute at FL340 about 180nm east of Varanasi (India) when the left hand engine (LEAP 1B) shut down due to a restriction in the fuel flow. The crew drifted the aircraft down and diverted to Varanasi for a safe landing on runway 09 about 50 minutes later.

A replacement Boeing 737-800 registration VT-SLI positioned to Varanasi, resumed the flight and reached Delhi with a delay of about 8.5 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 6, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Spicejet

Flight number
SG-32

Destination
Delhi, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-MAX

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800MAX

ICAO Type Designator
B38M

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