Westjet B738 at Las Vegas on Jun 29th 2013, engine shut down in flight
Last Update: July 9, 2013 / 18:51:43 GMT/Zulu time
The next departure from runway 07L, also lining up at intersection A8, also experienced engine trouble requiring a return about 5 minutes after WS-1461, see Incident: Allegiant MD88 at Las Vegas on Jun 29th 2013, engine trouble.
On Jul 9th 2013 the Canadian TSB reported the crew received an overheat indication for the right hand engine while climbing through 300 feet AGL. The crew actioned the engine overheat checklist, but the indication remained prompting the crew to action the engine fire checklist including the shut down of the engine and discharge of the first fire bottle, then the overheat indication ceased. The aircraft performed a safe single engine landing, emergency services checked brakes and gear finding no damage, during taxi to the gate one tyre deflated. Maintenance determined an engine fire detector loop was defective and replaced the loop.
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