Eastern SB20 near Leeds on May 16th 2016, engine problem

Last Update: May 16, 2016 / 22:22:27 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 16, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
T3-4702

Aircraft Registration
G-CFLV

Aircraft Type
SAAB 2000

ICAO Type Designator
SB20

An Eastern Airways Saab 2000, registration G-CFLV performing flight T3-4702 from Leeds,EN to Southampton,EN (UK) with 33 passengers and 4 crew, was climbing out of Leeds when the crew stopped the climb at FL150 due to an abnormal right hand engine (Ae2100) indication and decided to return to Leeds. The aircraft landed safely back about 30 minutes after departure.

The airline reported the aircraft returned due to an abnormal performance indication for the right hand engine, both engines were kept operating. The passengers were rebooked onto another flight.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 16, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
T3-4702

Aircraft Registration
G-CFLV

Aircraft Type
SAAB 2000

ICAO Type Designator
SB20

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