Tahiti AT72 near Papeete on Jun 5th 2016, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: June 9, 2016 / 21:24:51 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 5, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Tahiti

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

An Air Tahiti Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A, flight VT-933 from Tubuai to Papeete (French Polynesia), was on approach to Papeete about 10 minutes prior to estimated landing when the crew needed to shut an engine down due to an overheat indication. The aircraft continued for a safe landing at Papeete.

The airline reported the engine was replaced and blamed a constructive deficiency as cause of the occurrence.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 5, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Tahiti

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

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