Europa B789 at Montevideo on Oct 16th 2021, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: October 17, 2021 / 17:18:30 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 16, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Europa

Flight number
UX-45

Departure
Madrid, Spain

Aircraft Registration
EC-NFM

ICAO Type Designator
B789

An Air Europa Boeing 787-9, registration EC-NFM performing flight UX-45 from Madrid,SP (Spain) to Montevideo (Uruguay) with 321 people on board, had been enroute at FL380 and was in the initial descent towards Montevideo through about FL360 when the crew reported one of their engines (Trent 1000) was inoperative and declared emergency. The aircraft continued for a safe ILS landing on Montevideo's runway 24 with the right hand engine shut down about 21 minutes later and taxied to the apron.

The return flight UX-46 was cancelled.

The aircraft is still on the ground in Montevideo about 31 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 16, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Europa

Flight number
UX-45

Departure
Madrid, Spain

Aircraft Registration
EC-NFM

ICAO Type Designator
B789

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