Cairo A320 near Zagreb on Sep 30th 2021, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: October 4, 2021 / 16:20:02 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 30, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Cairo

Flight number
SM-2980

Aircraft Registration
SU-BPV

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Air Cairo Airbus A320-200, registration SU-BPV performing flight SM-2980 from Hurghada (Egypt) to Dusseldorf (Germany) with 125 people on board, was enroute at FL360 about 100nm southeast of Zagreb (Croatia) when the crew reported the left hand engine (CFM56) had failed. The crew shut the engine down and diverted to Zagreb for a safe landing about 25 minutes later.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Zagreb (standing Oct 4th 2021).
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 30, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Cairo

Flight number
SM-2980

Aircraft Registration
SU-BPV

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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