JetBlue Airbus A320 Engine Shuts Down in Flight

Photo: Martial Dekker

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A jetBlue Airbus A320-200, performing a flight from Boston to Minneapolis (USA) with 61 people on board, engine shut down in flight.

  • Aircraft was enroute at FL340 about 160nm east of Buffalo (USA) when the crew descended the aircraft to FL240 after shutting an engine (V2527) down.
  • The aircraft diverted to Buffalo, advised tower they were expecting a normal landing and taxi to the apron, landed safely on runway 32 about 40 minutes later and taxied to the apron.
  • A replacement Airbus A321-200 registration N969JT reached Minneapolis with a delay of 6 hours.