United B738 at San Jose on Feb 1st 2019, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: February 1, 2019 / 22:36:36 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 1, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-1079

Aircraft Registration
N27205

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A United Boeing 737-800, registration N27205 performing flight UA-1079 from San Jose (Costa Rica) to Newark,NJ (USA) with 128 people on board, was climbing out of San Jose's runway 07 when the left hand engine (CFM56) suffered repeated compressor stalls prompting the crew to stop the climb at about 6500 feet MSL, shut the engine down and return to San Jose. The aircraft landed safely on San Jose's runway 07 about 20 minutes after departure.

The flight was cancelled.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 1, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-1079

Aircraft Registration
N27205

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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