Alaska A320 at Portland on Nov 24th 2021, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: November 25, 2021 / 15:29:32 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 24, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AS-297

Aircraft Registration
N851VA

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Alaska Airlines Airbus A320-200, registration N851VA performing flight AS-297 from Portland,OR to San Francisco,CA (USA) with 150 people on board, was climbing through FL320 out of Portland when the right hand engine (CFM56) developed a problem prompting the crew to stop the climb and return to Portland for a safe landing on runway 10R about one hour after departure.

The aircraft is still on the ground in Portland about 20 hours after landing back.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 24, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AS-297

Aircraft Registration
N851VA

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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