Spicejet B38M near Karachi on Jul 5th 2022, suspected fuel leak

Last Update: July 5, 2022 / 10:58:00 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 5, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
Spicejet

Flight number
SG-11

Departure
Delhi, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-MXG

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800MAX

ICAO Type Designator
B38M

A Spicejet Boeing 737-8 MAX, registration VT-MXG performing flight SG-11 from Delhi (India) to Dubai (United Arab Emirates), was enroute at FL360 about 100nm north of Karachi (Pakistan) when the crew suspected a leak from one of the wing fuel tanks and decided to divert to Karachi for a safe landing on runway 25R about 20 minutes later.

The airline reported an indicator light malfunctioned. The passengers disembarked safely in Karachi and are going to continue their journey on a replacement aircraft.

India's DGCA reported the crew observed an unusual fuel quantity reduction, the fuel display in the cockpit appeared to indicate an unexpected loss of fuel from the aircraft.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 5, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
Spicejet

Flight number
SG-11

Departure
Delhi, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-MXG

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800MAX

ICAO Type Designator
B38M

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