Malaysia B738 at Hyderabad on Jun 20th 2024, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: June 20, 2024 / 13:45:22 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 20, 2024

Classification
Incident

Flight number
MH-199

Aircraft Registration
9M-MXU

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Malaysia Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration 9M-MXU performing flight MH-199 from Hyderabad (India) to Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) with 138 people on board, was climbing out of Hyderabad when the crew stopped the climb at FL290 due to a malfunction of the right hand engine (CFM56), which emitted sparks. The crew shut the engine down, drifted down to FL190 and returned to Hyderabad. The aircraft entered a hold to burn off fuel and landed safely on runway 27L about 2.5 hours after departure.

The airline reported an issue with one of the engines on climb after takeoff.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 20, 2024

Classification
Incident

Flight number
MH-199

Aircraft Registration
9M-MXU

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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