Easyjet Switzerland A320 near Geneva on Feb 28th 2021, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: March 3, 2021 / 15:38:23 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 28, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
U2-1536

Aircraft Registration
HB-JXK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Easyjet Switzerland Airbus A320-200, registration HB-JXK performing flight U2-1536 from Brussels (Belgium) to Geneva (Switzerland) with 39 people on board, was enroute at FL390 about 140nm north of Geneva in French Airspace when one of the engines (CFM56) needed to be shut down. The aircraft began the descent into Geneva early initially drifting down to FL230 and landed safely on Geneva's runway 04 with emergency services on stand by about 35 minutes after leaving FL390.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Geneva about 74 hours (3 days) later.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 28, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
U2-1536

Aircraft Registration
HB-JXK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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