An Azul Linhas Aereas Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A, registration PR-AQM performing flight AD-4437 from Aracaju,SE to Recife,PE (Brazil) with 70 passengers and 4 crew, was climbing out of Aracaju when the crew stopped the climb at FL150 due a problem with the left hand engine (PW127M). The crew shut the engine down and diverted to Maceio,AL (Brazil) for a safe landing about one hour after departure.
The airline confirmed a technical problem with the aircraft. The aircraft landed normally, the passengers disembarked safely.
On Sep 9th 2020 Brazil's CENIPA reported the crew received an "ENG1 OVER LIMIT" and "ENG1 OUT" messages, worked the related checklists and secured the engine. The aircraft diverted to Maceio for a safe landing.