Argentinas B738 near Bahia Blanca on Jul 13th 2017, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: July 14, 2017 / 20:25:37 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 13, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AR-1651

Aircraft Registration
LV-CTC

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

An Aerolineas Argentinas Boeing 737-800, registration LV-CTC performing flight AR-1651 from Neuquen,NE to Buenos Aires Aeroparque,BA (Argentina) with 153 passengers and 6 crew, was enroute at FL390 about 130nm north of Bahia Blanca,BA (Argentina) when the crew needed to shut the right hand engine (CFM56) down. The aircraft turned south and diverted to Bahia Blanca for a safe landing about 25 minutes later.

A replacement Boeing 737-800 registration LV-FUA reached Buenos Aires with a delay of 6:20 hours.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Bahia Blanca about 25 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 13, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AR-1651

Aircraft Registration
LV-CTC

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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