Allegiant B752 at Cincinnati on Jul 20th 2017, engine cowl piece detaches and slices upper wing surface

Last Update: July 21, 2017 / 22:34:14 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 20, 2017

Classification
Accident

Flight number
G4-533

Aircraft Registration
N906NV

Aircraft Type
Boeing 757-200

ICAO Type Designator
B752

An Allegiant Boeing 757-200, registration N906NV performing flight G4-533 from Cincinnati,KY to Las Vegas,NV (USA) with 203 passengers and 7 crew, departed Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Covington Airport's runway 27 when the crew stopped the climb at 4000 feet reporting problems with the right hand engine (RB211). The aircraft returned to Covington Airport for a safe landing on runway 36R about 25 minutes after departure.

A passenger reported the flight departed with 3 hours delay due to a problem with an anti ice system, maintenance worked on that problem. During the takeoff run a piece of the right hand engine's inboard cowling became loose and separated. The aircraft returned to Covington. The departure runway was closed for about 3 hours due to debris, engine oil and fuel on the runway.

The airline reported a mechanical problem with the right hand engine prompted the return to Cincinnati.

The airport reported there had been a large debris field contaminated with engine oil and fuel, the runway needed to be closed for 2:45 hours for cleaning.

The flight was cancelled.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground about 22 hours after landing back.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 20, 2017

Classification
Accident

Flight number
G4-533

Aircraft Registration
N906NV

Aircraft Type
Boeing 757-200

ICAO Type Designator
B752

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