TUI B763 at Manchester on Jun 27th 2022, engine problems

Last Update: June 27, 2022 / 19:23:11 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 27, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BY-216

Aircraft Registration
G-OBYK

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

A TUI Airways Boeing 767-300, registration G-OBYK performing flight BY-216 from Manchester,EN (UK) to Boa Vista (Cape Verde), was climbing out of Manchester's runway 23L when the crew stopped the climb at about FL130 after the left hand engine (CF6) had emitted a number of bangs and streaks of flames. The aircraft entered a hold at FL070 to burn off fuel and returned to Manchester for a safe landing on runway 23L about 2:40 hours after departure.

The aircraft is still on the ground in Manchester with the left hand engine doors opened about 7 hours after landing back.

Passengers reported there were 3 or 4 loud bangs and streaks of flame.

The airline reported the aircraft returned to Manchester due to a technical issue. The passengers will be put into hotels and the flight is to depart the next day as the aircraft can not land in Cape Verde in night conditions.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 27, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BY-216

Aircraft Registration
G-OBYK

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

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