Ryanair B738 near Tenerife on Oct 11th 2021, engine trouble after flying through volcanic ashes
Last Update: October 15, 2021 / 09:54:50 GMT/Zulu time
Passengers reported a lot of emergency services were awaiting the aircraft. Apparently both engines had ingested ashes of the volcano Cumbre Vieja on La Palma Island about 75nm northwest of Tenerife South Airport.
A replacement Boeing 737-800 registration EI-EGD reached Charleroi with a delay of 6.5 hours.
The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Tenerife about 42 hours after landing back.
On Oct 15th 2021 Ryanair stated: "This Ryanair flight from Tenerife South to Brussels Charleroi (11 Oct) diverted back to Tenerife South airport due to a minor technical issue. There was no encounter with volcanic ash. After landing normally, passengers were transferred to another aircraft which departed from Tenerife South at 00.11am local time to Brussels Charleroi."
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