Gol B738 at Natal on Jul 1st 2020, engine flamed out, restart unsuccessful

Last Update: July 6, 2020 / 16:35:51 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 1, 2020

Classification
Incident

Flight number
G3-2220

Destination
Natal, Brazil

Aircraft Registration
PR-GUC

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Gol Transportes Aereos Boeing 737-800, registration PR-GUC performing flight G3-2220 from Rio de Janeiro Galeao,RJ to Natal,RN (Brazil) with 120 passengers and 6 crew, was descending towards Natal when the left hand engine (CFM56) flamed out associated with an EICAS message "ENG FAIL". The crew attempted to restart the engine without success. The aircraft continued for a safe landing in Natal on single engine.

Brazil's CENIPA rated the occurrence an incident and did not open an investigation.

The aircraft returned to service about 52 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 1, 2020

Classification
Incident

Flight number
G3-2220

Destination
Natal, Brazil

Aircraft Registration
PR-GUC

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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