UPS B763 at Bogota on Sep 18th 2021, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: September 19, 2021 / 09:58:20 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 18, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
UPS

Flight number
5X-413

Aircraft Registration
N323UP

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

A UPS United Parcel Service Boeing 767-300, registration N323UP performing flight 5X-413 from Bogota (Colombia) to Miami,FL (USA), was in the initial climb out of Bogota's runway 31L when the left hand engine (CF6) emitted bangs, streaks of flames and puffs of smoke. The crew continued the climb to a safe altitude, levelled off at 14000 feet, shut the engine down and returned to Bogota for a safe landing on runway 13L about 35 minutes after departure, vacated the runway and stopped clear of the runway for an inspection by emergency services.

The aircraft is still on the ground about 11 hours after landing.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N323UP
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
767-34AF
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B763
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
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Engine Type
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 18, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
UPS

Flight number
5X-413

Aircraft Registration
N323UP

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

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