Ryanair Flight Manchester-Tenerife Suffers Engine Trouble

Ryanair Flight Manchester-Tenerife Suffers Engine Trouble
Colin Cooke Photo, CC BY-SA 2.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

A Ryanair Boeing 737 MAX flying from Manchester to Tenerife suffered problems with one of it’s engines, prompting a diversion to Faro.

Incident: Ryanair Flight Manchester-Tenerife Suffers Engine Trouble…


Ryanair Flight Manchester-Tenerife Suffers Engine Trouble
Data provided by RadarBox.com.

Ryanair flight FR1249 is a routine scheduled flight between Manchester and Tenerife South, with the affected rotation being operated by EI-HGR.

As per data from Planespotters.net, EI-HGR is a 2.5 year old Boeing 737 MAX 200 Gamechanger that was delivered to the Irish carrier back in July 2021.

Of the 737 MAX variant, the Irish subsidiary of the group has 80 of them in the fleet, of which all are in active service, offering an active fleet age of 1.6 years.

Ryanair flight FR1249 departed Manchester at 0614 local time on December 12 and proceeded southbound in the direction of Tenerife South.

Upon reaching Portuguese airspace, the aircraft made a deviation east, and proceeded to descend into Faro, where the aircraft landed safely around 35 minutes after leaving it’s cruising altitude of 37,000 feet.

As per The Aviation Herald, it was understood that the cause of the diversion was due to an issue with one of it’s LEAP engines.

It is understood that passengers continued on to Tenerife from Faro on a replacement aircraft, with EI-HGR still on the ground at the time of writing (14/12/23).

All eyes will be on how much longer EI-HGR will be on the ground for, as technicians will need to assess the problem and then rectify it before it can enter commercial service once again.

Did you know AviationSource has two newsletters? One covers the general news and analysis of the industry as a whole, and the other to do with emergencies that take place throughout the year! To subscribe to our General News Newsletter, CLICK HERE!
To subscribe to our Emergencies, Accidents & Incidents Newsletter, CLICK HERE!

Click the photo to join our WhatsApp channel so then you can stay up to date with everything going on in the aviation industry!

TAGGED:

King Abdulaziz International Airport receives first flight from Turkmenistan

Saudi Arabia's King Abdulaziz Airport has seen the first commercial flight arrive from Turkmenistan, opening avenues of economic and cultural

Len Varley By Len Varley

London Gatwick: New Chinese Services

London Gatwick (LGW) has announced that this coming summer season, the airport will have new Chinese services. This article will

Jamie Clarke By Jamie Clarke

Ryanair moves aircraft and staff in response to Dublin Airport traffic cap

Ryanair will redirect three aircraft, 16 routes, and relocate over 200 jobs to Southern Italy due to the restrictions imposed

Len Varley By Len Varley

Biden administration releases nearly $1B in grants for US airport improvements

An investment of $970 million from President Biden’s Bipartisan Investing in America agenda will be allocated to US airport upgrades

Len Varley By Len Varley
You Might Also Enjoy