Star East A320 near Kabul on Aug 26th 2021, engine shut down in flight
Last Update: September 9, 2021 / 19:40:16 GMT/Zulu time
The aircraft remained on the ground in Islamabad until Sep 1st 2021, then flew to Bahrain and Istanbul arriving in Istanbul still on Sep 1st, and is still in Istanbul (standing Sep 9th).
On Sep 7th 2021 Romania's AIAS reported they are investigating an aviation event involving YR-SEA in the KABUL FIR and at Pakistan's Islamabad Airport. There were no injuries and no damage to the aircraft.
On Sep 9th 2021 the AIAS added the left hand engine had failed about 30nm west of position Lajak prompting the diversion to Islamabad where the aircraft landed safely on runway 10R without requesting any assistance. The occurrence was rated a serious incident.
Local media claimed the aircraft was taking evacuees from Kabul to Islamabad, however, Mode-S data transmitted by the aircraft made clear the aircraft did not land in Kabul.
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