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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 232415
Last updated: 3 March 2020
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Date:22-JAN-2020
Time:15:53 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-232
Owner/operator:JetBlue
Registration: N661JB
C/n / msn: 3228
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:near Grenada-Point Saline International Airport (GND/TGPY) -   Grenada
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Grenada-Point Saline International Airport (GND/TGPY)
Destination airport:New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK/KJFK)
Narrative:
JetBlue flight B6950, an Airbus A320, returned to land at Point Salines Airport, Grenada, after suffering an engine issue on departure.
The aircraft took off at 19:49 UTC (15:49 LT). During initial climb a loud bang was heard from one of the IAE V2527-A5 engines. After shutting down the engine, the flight safely landed back at Point Salines Airport at 20:08.

Sources:

https://zizonline.com/jetblue-destined-for-jfk-returns-to-gnd-for-emergency-landing/
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/n661jb#239d166c


Images:

Photo of N661JB courtesy AirHistory.net


Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood International (KFLL / FLL)
10 January 2011; (c) F Seggie

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Jan-2020 18:55 harro Added
24-Jan-2020 18:58 harro Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
03-Mar-2020 18:52 The2ndBaron Updated [Damage]

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