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Engine failure after maintenance, Boeing 737-800, near Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, 18 February 2015


After maintenance the aircraft was flown back to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. During climb the flight crew noticed a fuel imbalance in both wing tanks. The balance was recovered following the fuel imbalance checklist procedure. During descent into Schiphol the left engine quit. A normal landing was made with one engine operating.

The report can be found in the Quarterly Report Aviation for the fourth quarter of 2016.


  • Start date 18 feb. 2015
  • End date 31 dec. 2016
  • Type investigationShort
  • Status investigationClosed

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