Caribbean B738 near Nassau on Nov 9th 2019, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: November 11, 2019 / 21:58:55 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 9, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BW-526

Aircraft Registration
9Y-BGI

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Caribbean Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration 9Y-BGI performing flight BW-526 from Georgetown (Guyana) to New York JFK,NY (USA) with 134 passengers and 7 crew, was enroute at FL380 about 330nm northnortheast of Nassau (Bahamas) when the crew needed to shut one of the engines (CFM56) down. The aircraft drifted down to FL200 and diverted to Nassau for a safe landing about 70 minutes later.

The airline reported a mechanical issue with one of the engines prompted the diversion to Nassau.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 9, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BW-526

Aircraft Registration
9Y-BGI

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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