Spicejet B38M near Mumbai on Dec 9th 2021, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: December 11, 2021 / 18:35:36 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 9, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Spicejet

Flight number
SG-467

Departure
Mumbai, India

Destination
Kolkata, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-MXE

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800MAX

ICAO Type Designator
B38M

A Spicejet Boeing 737-8 MAX, registration VT-MXE performing flight SG-467 from Mumbai to Kolkata (India), was climbing through FL330 out of Mumbai when the crew reported engine (LEAP) problems, hydraulic as well as oil filter bypass problems, and decided to shut the engine down and to return to Mumbai. The aircraft landed safely back on Mumbai's runway 27 about 30 minutes after stopping the climb.

The airline reported the aircraft returned due to a technical fault.

India's DGCA have opened an investigation into the occurrence asking Boeing and CFM to assist in the investigation.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 9, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Spicejet

Flight number
SG-467

Departure
Mumbai, India

Destination
Kolkata, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-MXE

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800MAX

ICAO Type Designator
B38M

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