Incident Boeing 737 MAX 8 VT-MXE, 09 Dec 2021
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 270393
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Time:13:48 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic B38M model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 737 MAX 8
Registration: VT-MXE
MSN: 64939/7233
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:east of Mumbai -   India
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Mumbai-Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (BOM/VABB)
Destination airport:Kolkata-Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport (CCU/VECC)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Spicejet flight SG467, a Boeing 737 MAX 8, returned to Mumbai after the crew shut down an engine.
The No.2 engine oil filter bypass light illuminated during cruise flight, after which the engine was shut down.

The aircraft, VT-MXE, was operating its eighth flight after resuming commercial service following a long time storage. The aircraft had been stored since 13 March 2019 due to the worldwide grounding of all Boeing 737 MAX aircraft over safety concerns. India lifted the ban at the end of August 2021.


Revision history:

10-Dec-2021 15:32 harro Added
10-Dec-2021 15:33 harro Updated [Narrative]

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