UIA B763 at Kiev on Jul 29th 2019, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: August 15, 2019 / 18:17:05 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 29, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
PS-271

Departure
Kiev, Ukraine

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

A UIA Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 767-300, registratio UR-GEC performing flight PS-271 from Kiev (Ukraine) to Bangkok (Thailand), was climbing out of Kiev's Borispil Airport when the crew stopped the climb at 4000 feet after a loud bang had been heard from the right hand side and the N1 indications for the right hand engine dropped to 20%, the EGT increased to double the maximum limit. The crew performed the abnormal checklists, shut the engine down and returned to Kiev for a safe overweight landing about 20 minutes after departure.

Ukraine's NBAAI reported the low pressure compressor rotor was found jammed. The occurrence is being investigated by the airline and engine manufacturer, the NBAAI did not open an investigation.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 29, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
PS-271

Departure
Kiev, Ukraine

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

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