Ryanair B738 at Tenerife on Aug 16th 2013, engine trouble

Last Update: August 20, 2013 / 20:17:15 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 16, 2013

Classification
Incident

Airline
Ryanair

Flight number
FR-1228

Destination
Billund, Denmark

Aircraft Registration
EI-EMI

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Ryanair Boeing 737-800, registration EI-EMI performing flight FR-1228 from Tenerife Sur Reina Sofia,CI (Spain) to Billund (Denmark) with 177 passengers, was climbing out of Tenerife's runway 08 when the crew stopped the climb at FL070 reporting engine trouble, descended the aircraft to 4000 feet to burn off fuel and returned to Tenerife for a safe landing on runway 08 about 2 hours after departure.

The incident aircraft was able to depart again after about 70 minutes on the ground and reached Billund with a delay of 4 hours.

The airline reported on Aug 20th that the crew received a warning indication for one of the thrust reversers prompting the return to Tenerife. Maintenance inspected the aircraft and returned it to service.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
EI-EMI
Country of Registration
Ireland
Date of Registration
Manufacturer
THE BOEING COMPANY
Aircraft Model / Type
BOEING 737-8AS
ICAO Aircraft Type
B738
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 16, 2013

Classification
Incident

Airline
Ryanair

Flight number
FR-1228

Destination
Billund, Denmark

Aircraft Registration
EI-EMI

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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