Qantas B738 at Melbourne on Jan 20th 2023, engine problem

Last Update: January 20, 2023 / 09:45:54 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 20, 2023

Classification
Incident

Airline
Qantas

Flight number
QF-430

Aircraft Registration
VH-VXP

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Qantas Boeing 737-800, registration VH-VXP performing flight QF-430 from Melbourne,VI to Sydney,NS (Australia), was climbing out of Melbourne's runway 16 when the crew stopped the climb at about FL240 due to a problem with one of the engines (CFM56) and returned to Melbourne for a safe landing on runway 16 about 40 minutes after departure.

The airline reported the aircraft returned to Melbourne as a precaution after the crew detected a minor engine problem.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
VH-VXP
Country of Registration
Australia
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
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Aircraft Model / Type
737-838
ICAO Aircraft Type
B738
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine
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Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 20, 2023

Classification
Incident

Airline
Qantas

Flight number
QF-430

Aircraft Registration
VH-VXP

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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