Total B722 near Rio de Janeiro on Dec 2nd 2020, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: December 5, 2020 / 22:25:36 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 2, 2020

Classification
Incident

Aircraft Registration
PR-TTP

Aircraft Type
Boeing 727-200

ICAO Type Designator
B722

A Total Linhas Aereas Boeing 727-200 freighter, registration PR-TTP performing a flight from Sao Paulo Guarulhos,SP to Rio de Janeiro Galeao,RJ (Brazil) with 3 crew, was enroute at FL190 when the aircraft encountered two strong jolts prompting the crew to check their instruments. The crew identified the parameters of the #2 engine (JT8D, tail mounted) had changed and shut the engine down. The aircraft continued for a safe landing in Rio de Janeiro about 20 minutes later.

Brazil's CENIPA reported the aircraft was in cruise flight when two strong jolts prompted the crew to check their instruments and identify the #2 engine's parameters had changed. The crew worked the related checklists, shut the engine down and continued for a safe landing at the destination without further incident.

Total Linhas Aereas operate 5 Boeing 727-200 freighters and 4 ATR-42-500 for passenger and cargo operations.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 2, 2020

Classification
Incident

Aircraft Registration
PR-TTP

Aircraft Type
Boeing 727-200

ICAO Type Designator
B722

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