Saudia B789 near Dhaka on Oct 21st 2019, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: October 23, 2019 / 20:43:57 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 21, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
SV-885

Aircraft Registration
HZ-ARA

ICAO Type Designator
B789

A Saudi Arabian Airlines Boeing 787-9, registration HZ-ARA performing flight SV-885 from Guangzhou (China) to Riyadh (Saudi Arabia) with 299 people on board, was enroute at FL340 about 340nm east of Dhaka (Bangladesh) in Myanmar Airspace, when the crew needed to shut the right hand engine (GEnx) down. The aircraft drifted down to FL200 and diverted to Dhaka for a safe landing on runway 14 about 75 minutes later.

The aircraft is still on the ground in Dhaka about 58 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 21, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
SV-885

Aircraft Registration
HZ-ARA

ICAO Type Designator
B789

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