BQB AT72 near Buenos Aires on Apr 12th 2014, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: April 18, 2014 / 22:10:43 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 12, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
5Q-1013

Aircraft Registration
CX-LFL

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

A BQB Lineas Aereas Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-500, registration CX-LFL performing flight 5Q-1013 from Buenos Aires Aeroparque,BA (Argentina) to Punta del Este (Uruguay) with 46 passengers and 4 crew, was in the initial climb out of Aeroparque Airport when the crew reported the failure of the left hand engine (PW127) due to low oil pressure, levelled off at 2500 feet, shut the engine down and diverted to Buenos Aires' Ezeiza Airport for a safe landing on runway 17 about 16 minutes after departure.

Metars Aeroparque:
SABE 121800Z 27021G34KT 230V310 9999 FEW025 SCT030 16/00 Q1011
SABE 121700Z 27020G33KT 9999 SCT030 16/02 Q1011
SABE 121600Z 27020G37KT 230V310 9999 BKN025 15/04 Q1011
SABE 121500Z 25026G40KT 9999 BKN025 14/05 Q1012
SABE 121426Z 25019G37KT 210V280 9999 BKN012 14/06 Q1011
SABE 121400Z 24020KT 200V290 9999 SCT015 14/06 Q1011
SABE 121330Z 25015G25KT 9999 SCT015 SCT100 14/06 Q1010
SABE 121300Z 25010KT 190V300 9999 -RA FEW020 FEW050TCU BKN050 14/06 Q1010
SABE 121300Z 25010KT 190V300 9999 -RA FEW020 FEW050TCU BKN050 1 4/06 Q1010
SABE 121200Z 23016G26KT CAVOK 14/08 Q1009

Metars Ezeiza:
SAEZ 121800Z 27024G37KT 9999 SCT048 BKN060 16/03 Q1010
SAEZ 121700Z 26026G36KT 9999 BKN039 16/04 Q1010
SAEZ 121620Z 26025G35KT 340V300 9999 BKN037 15/06 Q1011
SAEZ 121600Z 25022G32KT 230V300 9999 BKN037 15/06 Q1011
SAEZ 121500Z 26020G34KT 9999 BKN039 13/06 Q1012
SAEZ 121400Z 25021G31KT 220V290 9999 BKN026 12/08 Q1011
SAEZ 121352Z 26018G29KT 9999 BKN026 11/08 Q1011
SAEZ 121300Z 25011KT 9999 FEW025 BKN100 11/08 Q1011
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 12, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
5Q-1013

Aircraft Registration
CX-LFL

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

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