Azul AT72 at Sao Jose do Rio Preto on Dec 7th 2021, engine failure

Last Update: December 13, 2021 / 18:18:22 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 7, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AD-9169

Aircraft Registration
PR-AQP

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

An Azul Linhas Aereas Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A, registration PR-AQP performing flight AD-9169 from Sao Jose do Rio Preto,SP to Belo Horizonte,MG (Brazil) with 52 passengers and 4 crew, was climbing out of Sao Jose when the crew stopped the climb at about 9000 feet due to a fault indication for the right hand engine (PW127M). The aircraft returned to Sao Jose for a safe landing on runway 25 about 20 minutes after departure.

Brazil's CENIPA rated the occurrence an incident.

The aircraft had suffered a similiar incident involving the left hand engine 6 days earlier, see Incident: Azul AT72 at Belo Horizonte on Dec 1st 2021, engine failure.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 7, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AD-9169

Aircraft Registration
PR-AQP

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

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