Horizont B734 near Porto Santo on Aug 28th 2016, engine problem

Last Update: August 28, 2016 / 19:21:14 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 28, 2016

Classification
Incident

Aircraft Registration
9H-HUE

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-400

ICAO Type Designator
B734

An Air Horizont Boeing 737-400 on behalf of Everjets, registration 9H-HUE performing charter flight EVJ-910 from Porto (Portugal) to Boa Vista (Cape Verde), was enroute at FL310 about 170nm eastnortheast of Porto Santo, Madeira (Portugal) when the crew received indication of an engine (CFM56) problem and decided to divert to Porto Santo where the aircraft landed safely on runway 36 about 35 minutes later.

The airline reported the passengers were taken to hotels while the aircraft is being examined and continuation of flight is being organized.

A replacement Boeing 737-400 registration 9H-ZAZ was dispatched to Porto Santo and is currently on the ground in Porto Santo preparing to continue the flight.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 28, 2016

Classification
Incident

Aircraft Registration
9H-HUE

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-400

ICAO Type Designator
B734

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