Southwest B38M at Orlando on Mar 26th 2019, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: March 26, 2019 / 22:29:57 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 26, 2019

Classification
Incident

Aircraft Registration
N8712L

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800MAX

ICAO Type Designator
B38M

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-8 MAX, registration N8712L performing positioning flight WN-8701 from Orlando,FL to Victorville,CA (USA) with 2 crew on board, was in the initial climb out of Orlando's runway 36R when the crew reported they had just lost their right hand engine (LEAP), stopped the climb at 2000 feet and returned to Orlando for a safe landing on runway 36L about 11 minutes after departure. The aircraft taxied to the apron.

The aircraft was scheduled to fly to Victorville for storage until the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft would be permitted to carry passengers again.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 26, 2019

Classification
Incident

Aircraft Registration
N8712L

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800MAX

ICAO Type Designator
B38M

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