Malindo B739 near Delhi on Jun 25th 2017, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: June 27, 2017 / 13:34:27 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 25, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
OD-132

Aircraft Registration
9M-LNF

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-900

ICAO Type Designator
B739

A Malindo Air Boeing 737-900, registration 9M-LNF performing flight OD-132 from Lahore (Pakistan) to Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) with 75 passengers, was enroute at FL350 about 150nm southeast of Delhi (India) when the right hand engine (CFM56) failed and seized prompting the crew to shut the engine down, turn around and divert to Delhi, where the aircraft landed safely on runway 10 about 40 minutes later.

A postflight inspection revealed the Accessory Gear Box had fractured causing a tear and a crack of the gear box casing as well as low engine oil pressure and seizing the engine.

The airline reported the aircraft diverted to Delhi due to an engine issue. The 75 passengers were taken to hotels over night and continued to Kuala Lumpur the following day on flights OD-206 and OD-208.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Delhi about 43 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 25, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
OD-132

Aircraft Registration
9M-LNF

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-900

ICAO Type Designator
B739

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