Aviation safety investigations & reports

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

Investigation number:
AO-2018-069
Status: Active
Investigation in progress

Summary

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 phase: Evidence collection  
Location   (show map): Perth Airport   Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation  
State: Western Australia   Occurrence type: Engine failure or malfunction  
  Occurrence class: Operational  
Report status: Pending   Occurrence category: Incident  
Expected completion: 1st Quarter 2019   Highest injury level: None  

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 December 2018