S7 A321 near Tyumen on Mar 13th 2021, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: March 13, 2021 / 10:40:45 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 13, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
S7-2513

Aircraft Registration
VQ-BQK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

A S7 Sibir Airlines Airbus A321-200, registration VQ-BQK performing flight S7-2513 (dep Mar 12th) from Moscow Domodedovo to Novosibirsk (Russia) with 197 passengers and 7 crew, was enroute at FL350 about 80nm southeast of Tyumen (Russia) when the right hand engine (CFM56) failed and needed to be shut down. The aircraft turned around, drifted down and diverted to Tyumen for a safe landing on runway 21 about 25 minutes after leaving FL350.

A replacement Airbus A321-200N registration VQ-BGR continued the flight about 6 hours after landing of VQ-BQK and reached Novosibirsk with a delay of 6:10 hours.

Ural's Investigative Department of Transport is looking into the circumstances of the flight.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 13, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
S7-2513

Aircraft Registration
VQ-BQK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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