Primera B738 near Nantes on Feb 28th 2016, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: February 28, 2016 / 23:26:14 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 28, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
PRW-644

Aircraft Registration
YL-PSD

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Primera Air Nordic Boeing 737-800, registration YL-PSD performing flight PRW-644 from Tenerife Sur Reina Sofia,CI (Spain) to Stockholm (Sweden) with 169 people on board, was enroute at FL360 about 40nm south of Nantes (France) when the left hand engine emitted bangs and streaks of flame prompting the crew to shut the engine down. The aircraft diverted to Nantes for a safe landing on runway 03 about 25 minutes later.

The airline confirmed a technical problem prompting a controlled landing at Nantes. The passengers were taken to hotels and are estimated to continue their journey the next day.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 28, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
PRW-644

Aircraft Registration
YL-PSD

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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