Garuda B738 at Makassar on Feb 17th 2021, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: February 17, 2021 / 17:56:33 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 17, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
GA-642

Aircraft Registration
PK-GFF

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Garuda Boeing 737-800, registration PK-GFF performing flight GA-642 from Makassar to Gorontalo (Indonesia) with 26 passengers, was climbing out of Makassar (also known as Ujung Pandang's) runway 21 when the right hand engine (CFM56) began to pull black smoke behind. The crew stopped the climb at 4000 feet, shut the engine down reporting the engine was damaged and returned to Makassar for a safe landing on runway 03 about 25 minutes after departure.

Metallic particles were found in the engine's exhaust pipe after landing.

The airport reported the right hand engine suffered a failure while the aircraft climbed through 200 feet AGL.

A replacement Boeing 737-800 registration PK-GNS reached Gorontalo with a delay of 3 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 17, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
GA-642

Aircraft Registration
PK-GFF

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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