Wingo B738 at Medellin on Oct 16th 2021, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: October 17, 2021 / 08:45:32 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 16, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Wingo

Flight number
P5-7436

Aircraft Registration
HP-1532CMP

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Wingo Boeing 737-800 on behalf of Copa Airlines, registration HP-1532CMP performing flight P5-7436 from Medellin (Colombia) to Punta Cana (Dominican Republic), was climbing out of Medellin's runway 01 when the left hand engine began to emit bangs and streaks of flames prompting the crew to stop the climb at 13000 feet and return to Medellin for a safe landing on runway 01 about 25 minutes after departure.

A replacement Boeing 737-800 registration HP-1535CMP reached Punta Cana with a delay of 12.5 hours.

Medellin airport's elevation is 7027 feet MSL.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 16, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Wingo

Flight number
P5-7436

Aircraft Registration
HP-1532CMP

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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