Kulula B738 near Johannesburg on Feb 10th 2022, engine shut down in flight
Last Update: March 17, 2022 / 22:04:31 GMT/Zulu time
The flight was cancelled, the passengers were rebooked onto other flights.
The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Johannesburg about 37 hours after landing.
South Africa's AIID released their preliminary report reporting the occurrence was rated a serious incident.
The AIID stated: "The turbine rotor blades were found damaged and cut almost at the same height all round." The fan and compressor blades and stators were all undamaged. However, "the left-side leading edge of the horizontal stabiliser was pierced by the debris from the engine."
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