Air Do B735 at Kushiro on Apr 5th 2013, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: April 6, 2013 / 17:48:36 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 5, 2013

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Do

Flight number
HD-97

Destination
Kushiro, Japan

Aircraft Registration
JA8504

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-500

ICAO Type Designator
B735

An Air Do Boeing 737-500, registration JA8504 performing flight HD-97 from Tokyo Haneda to Kushiro (Japan) with 38 people on board, was on approach to Kushiro about 5 minutes prior to estimated landing when the crew reported the left hand engine (CFM56) had been shut down. The aircraft continued for a safe landing about 10 minutes later.

The airline reported the crew noticed the left hand fuel gauges showed a substantially higher fuel flow than the right hand engine raising the suspicion of a fuel leak. The airline later reported that a wiring fault was discovered as cause of the false fuel indication, there was no fuel leak.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 5, 2013

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Do

Flight number
HD-97

Destination
Kushiro, Japan

Aircraft Registration
JA8504

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-500

ICAO Type Designator
B735

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