Spicejet B38M at Chennai on May 3rd 2022, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: May 4, 2022 / 17:43:39 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 3, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
Spicejet

Flight number
SG-331

Destination
Andal, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-MXA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800MAX

ICAO Type Designator
B38M

A Spicejet Boeing 737-8 MAX, registration VT-MXA performing flight SG-331 from Chennai to Andal (India), was climbing out of Chennai's runway 07 when the crew received a oil filter bypass indication for the right hand engine (Leap) and decided to shut the engine down. The crew declared PAN PAN, stopped the climb at 10,000 feet and returned to Chennai for a safe landing on runway 07 about 35 minutes after departure.

A replacement Boeing 737-8 MAX registration VT-MXH reached Andal with a delay of 6 hours.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Chennai about 27 hours after landing back.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 3, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
Spicejet

Flight number
SG-331

Destination
Andal, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-MXA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800MAX

ICAO Type Designator
B38M

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