Aviation safety investigations & reports

Engine failure involving Boeing 787, 9V-OJE, Perth Airport, Western Australia, on 11 October 2018

Investigation number:
Status: Active
Investigation in progress


The ATSB is investigating an engine failure involving a Boeing 787, registered 9V-OJE, operated by Scoot, at Perth Airport, Western Australia, on 11 October 2018.

While descending into Perth, there was an uncommanded in-flight shut down of the right engine. The flight crew continued the approach and the aircraft landed safely.

As part of the investigation, the ATSB will interview relevant persons, obtain engineering reports and review operational procedures.

A report will be released at the conclusion of the investigation.

General details
Date: 11 October 2018   Investigation status: Active  
Time: 0710 AWST   Investigation level: Short - click for an explanation of investigation levels  
Location   (show map): Perth Airport   Investigation phase: Examination and analysis  
State: Western Australia   Occurrence type: Engine failure or malfunction  
  Occurrence category: Incident  
Report status: Pending   Highest injury level: None  
Anticipated completion: 4th Quarter 2020    

Aircraft details

Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer The Boeing Company  
Aircraft model 787-900  
Serial number 37116  
Operator Scoot  
Type of operation Air Transport High Capacity  
Sector Jet  
Damage to aircraft Nil  
Departure point Singapore  
Destination Perth, WA  
Last update 03 September 2020