Egyptair B738 near Accra on May 19th 2014, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: May 20, 2014 / 20:29:40 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 19, 2014

Classification
Incident

Airline
Egyptair

Flight number
MS-881

Departure
Cairo, Egypt

Destination
Accra, Ghana

Aircraft Registration
SU-GDX

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

An Egyptair Boeing 737-800, registration SU-GDX performing flight MS-881 from Cairo (Egypt) to Accra (Ghana) with 110 passengers, was descending towards Accra when the crew needed to shut an engine (CFM56) down. The aircraft continued for a safe landing in Accra.

The onward flight to Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) as well as the return legs MS-882 via Accra needed to be cancelled.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 19, 2014

Classification
Incident

Airline
Egyptair

Flight number
MS-881

Departure
Cairo, Egypt

Destination
Accra, Ghana

Aircraft Registration
SU-GDX

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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