ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 173551
Last updated: 5 June 2021
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-214(WL)
Registration: VP-CXJ
MSN: 5716
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 55
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Jeddah International Airport (JED/OEJN) -   Saudi Arabia
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:Jeddah International Airport (JED/OEJN)
Destination airport:
At 13:24 after take-off from Jeddah International Airport (JED) runway 16R, during climb the left engine cowl ripped off on both sides at an area of close proximity to the pylon. The PIC decided to return to Jeddah. Emergency alert 2 was declared and the aircraft landed uneventfully on runway 16C with the left engine at idle and T/R disabled.


Revision history:

03-Feb-2015 18:26 harro Added

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description