Investigation led by AAIB - Pakistan

Serious incident to the Airbus A321 registered AP-BMW operated by Airblue on 30/08/2022 at Karachi

Preliminary data based on the notification from the Pakistanese authorities:

At position abeam BIREX, pilot requested descend to FL180 and diversion to Karachi due high vibration in engine No°01 . Pilot gave PAN PAN call due engine No°01 failure. Pilot informed No Assistance required on arrival.