Incident Boeing 737-844 (WL) ZS-SJR,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 249442
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Date:Friday 25 December 2020
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 737-844 (WL)
Registration: ZS-SJR
MSN: 32631/1176
Year of manufacture:2002
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:near Johannesburg -   South Africa
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Johannesburg-O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB/FAOR)
Destination airport:Cape Town International Airport (CPT/FACT)
Investigating agency: CAA S.A.
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
It was reported that 20 minutes after take-off from FAOR, the aircraft experience a surge and stall of engine no.2. The crew declared an emergency by broadcasting a PAN PAN PAN. The aircraft was levelled off at FL 140 and the crew requested to hold at GAV VOR for troubleshooting. It was determined that the engine started to vibrate when above 62% and stopped vibrating when under 62%. The crew elected to return to FAOR and the aircraft was landed safely.


Revision history:

04-Apr-2021 19:11 harro Added
04-Apr-2021 19:12 harro Updated [Location]

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