BoA B737 near Cochabamba on Mar 22nd 2019, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: March 23, 2019 / 21:38:14 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 22, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
OB-642

Aircraft Registration
CP-2923

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

A BoA Boliviana de Aviacion Boeing 737-700, registration CP-2923 performing flight OB-642 from Cochabamba to Santa Cruz (Bolivia) with 132 passengers and 6 crew, was climbing out of Cochabamba when the crew stopped the climb at FL290 due a oil pressure indication for the right hand engine (CFM56). The crew shut the engine down and returned to Cochabamba for a safe landing on runway 32 about 45 minutes after departure.

The airline reported the crew received indication of low oil pressure in the right hand engine, followed established protocol and safety procedures and returned to Cochabamba for a normal landing. The passengers were taken to Santa Cruz by another aircraft.

A Boeing 737-300 registration CP-3020 reached Santa Cruz as flight OB-646 with a delay of 2:15 hours.

The occurrence aircraft returned to service after 16 hours on the ground.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 22, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
OB-642

Aircraft Registration
CP-2923

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

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