Argentinas B738 near Cordoba on Mar 10th 2013, suspected fuel leak

Last Update: March 11, 2013 / 14:37:27 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 10, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AR-1363

Aircraft Registration
LV-CXT

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

An Aerolineas Argentinas Boeing 737-800, registration LV-CXT performing flight AR-1363 from Santa Cruz (Bolivia) to Buenos Aires Ezeiza,BA (Argentina) with 160 passengers, was enroute north of Cordoba,CD (Argentina) when the crew suspected an engine (CFM56) fuel leak and requested to divert to Cordoba. The aircraft drifted down to FL230 and landed safely on Cordoba's runway 18. Emergency services checked the aircraft and cleared the aircraft to taxi to the apron on its own power.

A replacement Boeing 737-800 registration LV-CTC reached Buenos Aires, however Jorge Newbery Aeroparque Airport, as flight AR-1563 with a delay of 6.5 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 10, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AR-1363

Aircraft Registration
LV-CXT

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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