Cargojet B763 at East Midlands on Jan 31st 2021, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: January 31, 2021 / 17:29:53 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 31, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Cargojet

Flight number
W8-972

Aircraft Registration
C-GAAJ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

A Cargojet Boeing 767-300 freighter, registration C-GAAJ performing flight W8-972 from East Midlands,EN (UK) to Cincinnati,KY (USA), was climbing out of East Midlands' runway 09 when the crew stopped the climb at 6000 feet due to an engine (CF6) emitting bangs and streaks of flames. The crew shut the engine down and returned to East Midlands for a safe landing on runway 09 about 50 minutes after departure.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in East Midlands about 14 hours after landing back.
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Aircraft Model / Type
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ICAO Aircraft Type
B763
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 31, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Cargojet

Flight number
W8-972

Aircraft Registration
C-GAAJ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

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