TUI B38M near Chania on Jan 29th 2019, engine problem

Last Update: January 30, 2019 / 23:24:59 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 29, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BY-643

Aircraft Registration
G-TUMA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800MAX

ICAO Type Designator
B38M

A TUI Airways Boeing 737-8 MAX, registration G-TUMA performing flight BY-643 from Hurghada (Egypt) to Manchester,EN (UK) with 147 passengers, was enroute at FL360 about 250nm southeast of Chania (Greece) when the crew decided to divert to Chania due to an abnormal engine (LEAP) indication. The aircraft descended to FL320 initially, then drifted down and landed safely in Chania about 50 minutes after leaving FL360.

The airline reported the aircraft diverted to Chania due to a technical problem, the flight was postponed to the following day.

A replacement Boeing 737-800 registration G-FDZR positioned to Chania, resumed the flight the following day and reached Manchester with a delay of 21 hours.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Chania about 29 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 29, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BY-643

Aircraft Registration
G-TUMA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800MAX

ICAO Type Designator
B38M

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