S7 B738 near Rostov on Don on Oct 3rd 2021, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: October 4, 2021 / 16:09:21 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 1, 1970

Classification
Incident

Flight number
S7-2007

Aircraft Registration
VP-BND

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A S7 Sibir Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration VP-BND performing flight S7-2007 from Moscow Domodedovo (Russia) to Simferopol (Ukraine) with 171 passengers and 6 crew, was enroute at FL370 about 260nm north of Rostov on Don (Russia) when the crew reported a left engine (CFM56) failure, shut the engine down, drifted down to FL230 and diverted to Rostov on Don for a safe landing about 50 minutes later.

A replacement Boeing 737-800 registration VP-BUL reached Simferopol with a delay of about 5.5 hours.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Rostov about 32 hours after landing.

The status of Crimea and Simferopol is disputed. According to international law and United Nations the Crimea belong to the Ukraine although Russia annexed Crimea in 2014.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 1, 1970

Classification
Incident

Flight number
S7-2007

Aircraft Registration
VP-BND

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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