Expressjet E145 near Albuquerque on Jan 31st 2014, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: February 5, 2014 / 00:09:16 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 1, 2014

Classification
Incident

Airline
Expressjet

Flight number
EV-5968

Aircraft Registration
N12136

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-145

ICAO Type Designator
E145

An Expressjet Embraer ERJ-145 on behalf of United, registration N12136 performing flight EV-5968/UA-5968 from Denver,CO to El Paso,TX (USA), was enroute at FL360 about 40nm south of Albuquerque,NM (USA) when the crew reported they had lost their right hand engine. The aircraft diverted to Albuquerque for a safe landing about 25 minutes later.

A replacement Embraer ERJ-145 reached El Paso with a delay of 8.5 hours.

The incident aircraft attempted to position to Houston on Feb 1st but suffered the same problem again and diverted to Midland,TX, see Incident: Expressjet E145 near Midland on Feb 1st 2014, engine shut down in flight.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 1, 2014

Classification
Incident

Airline
Expressjet

Flight number
EV-5968

Aircraft Registration
N12136

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-145

ICAO Type Designator
E145

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