Eastern E145 near Newcastle on Jul 24th 2016, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: July 25, 2016 / 21:43:33 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 24, 2016

Classification
Incident

Aircraft Registration
G-CGWV

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-145

ICAO Type Designator
E145

An Eastern Airways Embraer ERJ-145, registration G-CGWV performing charter flight T3-9625 from Newcastle,EN (UK) to Geneva (Switzerland) with the Sunderland soccer team on board, was climbing through FL290 out of Newcastle, when the crew received indication of an engine (AE3007) problem and decided to divert to Manchester,EN (UK). The engine failed and needed to be shut down. The aircraft landed safely in Manchester about 30 minutes after stopping the climb at FL290.

A replacement Embraer ERJ-145 registration G-CISK was dispatched to Manchester, resumed the flight and reached Geneva with a delay of 8 hours.

The Sunderland soccer team was travelling to a pre-season training camp in Switzerland.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 24, 2016

Classification
Incident

Aircraft Registration
G-CGWV

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-145

ICAO Type Designator
E145

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