GOL B38M near Porto Velho on Aug 16th 2021, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: August 17, 2021 / 18:46:24 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 16, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
G3-1714

Aircraft Registration
PR-XMC

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800MAX

ICAO Type Designator
B38M

A GOL Linhas Aereas Boeing 737-8 MAX, registration PR-XMC performing flight G3-1714 from Brasilia,DF to Rio Branco,AC (Brazil) with 133 passengers and 6 crew, was enroute at FL360 about 230nm southeast of Porto Velho,RO (Brazil) when the crew received a "ENGINE OIL FILTER BYPASS" indication for the left hand engine (LEAP), reduced the engine to idle at first, but needed to further shut the engine down while working the checklists. The aircraft diverted to Porto Velho for a safe landing on runway 01 about 45 minutes later.

Brazil's CENIPA reported the crew declared PAN PAN. The occurrence was rated an incident.

A replacement Boeing 737-800 registration PR-GUC reached Rio Branco with a delay of aboout 5:45 hours.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Porto Velho 15 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 16, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
G3-1714

Aircraft Registration
PR-XMC

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800MAX

ICAO Type Designator
B38M

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