Polar AN24 at Yakutsk on Oct 15th 2019, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: October 15, 2019 / 18:09:21 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 15, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
RKA-215

Aircraft Registration
RA-47260

Aircraft Type
Antonov An-24

ICAO Type Designator
AN24

A Polar Airlines Antonov AN-24, registration RA-47260 performing flight RKA-215 from Yakutsk to Batagay-Alyta (Russia) with 30 passengers, was about 21 minutes into the flight when the crew detected the oil pressure of the left hand engine (AI24) dropped. The crew decided to return to Yakutsk, shut the engine down and landed safely back in Yakutsh about 40 minutes after departure.

The airline reported the aircraft carried 25 adult and 5 children passengers, about 21 minutes into the flight a drop in the left hand engine's oil pressure prompted the captain to return the aircraft to Yakutsk and shut the engine down. A replacement AN-26 departed Yakutsk with a delay of about 5 hours. Rosaviatsia opened an investigation.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 15, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
RKA-215

Aircraft Registration
RA-47260

Aircraft Type
Antonov An-24

ICAO Type Designator
AN24

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