Incident Airbus A320-251N PR-YYC, 20 Jan 2021
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 247016
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Time:08:00 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A20N model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Airbus A320-251N
Owner/operator:Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras
Registration: PR-YYC
MSN: 7995
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 168
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Salvador International Airport (SSA) -   Brazil
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Jijoca de Jericoacoara-Comte. Ariston Pessoa Regional Airport, CE (JJD/SBJE)
Destination airport:São Paulo-Congonhas Airport, SP (CGH/SBSP)
Investigating agency: CENIPA
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Azul flight AD4840, an Airbus A320neo, diverted following engine issues.
The aircraft departed Jericoacoara at 05:43 UTC on a regular flight to Sao Paulo, Brazil. En route at FL380 the flight crew noticed two warnings related to engine no.1 (LEAP-1A26): 'OIL FILTER DEGRADED' and 'OIL FILTER CLOG'.
The pilots consulted the QRH and proceeded to shut down engine no.1. A decision was made to divert to Salvador International Airport.
At 07:00 UTC the flight turned left and safely landed at Salvador one hour later.



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24-Jan-2021 09:24 harro Added

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