Iberia Express A320 at Vigo on Dec 17th 2015, engine problem

Last Update: December 17, 2015 / 14:08:35 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 17, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
IB-3965

Departure
Vigo, Spain

Destination
Madrid, Spain

Aircraft Registration
EC-JFH

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Iberia Express Airbus A320-200, registration EC-JFH performing flight IB-3965 from Vigo,SP to Madrid,SP (Spain), was climbing out of Vigo's runway 20 when the right hand engine (CFM56) emitted a streak of flame. The crew was able to keep the engine operating, continued the climb to FL300 and reached Madrid on schedule.

The airline confirmed the passenger saw a "flash" as result of a "normal failure" of the engine which did not affect operation of the engine or aircraft.

The occurrence aircraft has not yet resumed service 5 hours later.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 17, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
IB-3965

Departure
Vigo, Spain

Destination
Madrid, Spain

Aircraft Registration
EC-JFH

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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