American B38M near Newark on Mar 5th 2021, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: March 5, 2021 / 23:20:41 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 5, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-2555

Aircraft Registration
N327SK

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800MAX

ICAO Type Designator
B38M

An American Airlines Boeing 737-8 MAX, registration N327SK performing flight AA-2555 from Miami,FL to Newark,NJ (USA) with 103 people on board, was enroute at FL350 about 210nm southsouthwest of Newark when the crew needed to shut the right hand engine (LEAP) down due to an engine oil indication. The aircraft drifted down to FL270 and continued for a safe landing on Newark's runway 29 about 50 minutes after leaving FL350. After landing Newark tower advised that Teterboro Airport reported they probably had an engine fire, the crew acknowledged the transmission. Emergency services inspected the aircraft before it taxied to the apron.

The airline reported the engine was shut down due to an engine oil related (pressure or quantity) indication.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 5, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-2555

Aircraft Registration
N327SK

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800MAX

ICAO Type Designator
B38M

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