Friday, September 14, 2018

Delta Air Lines, Boeing 757-200, N668DN: Incident occurred September 05, 2018 at Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (KATL), Georgia

The National Transportation Safety Board traveled to the scene of this incident.

Additional Participating Entities:
Federal Aviation Administration; Washington, District of Columbia
Delta Air Lines; Atlanta, Georgia
Boeing; Seal Beach, Washington
Airline Pilots Association; Atlanta, Georgia
Pratt & Whitney; E. Hartford, Connecticut
Federal Aviation Administration; Burlington, Massachusetts

Aviation Incident Preliminary Report - National Transportation Safety Board:

Location: Atlanta, GA
Incident Number: ENG18IA036
Date & Time: 09/05/2018, 2332 EDT
Registration: N668DN
Aircraft: Boeing 757
Injuries: N/A
Flight Conducted Under:  Part 121: Air Carrier - Scheduled 

On September 05, 2018, about 2332 EDT, a Boeing 757 airplane, N668DN, experienced a right engine failure during climb at ~18,000 feet after departing Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, Atlanta, Georgia. The flight crew reported hearing a loud bang and noting right engine failure indications. The right engine was shut down and the flight returned to ATL. The airplane damage was minor, and no injuries were reported. The airplane was being operated as a 14 CFR Part 121 scheduled flight from ATL to Orlando International Airport (MCO). The post-incident airplane inspection found holes in the right nacelle inboard core cowl and in the engine high pressure turbine case. 

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: Boeing
Registration: N668DN
Model/Series: 757 232
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Amateur Built: No
Operator: Delta Air Lines
Operating Certificate(s) Held: Flag carrier (121) 

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Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries:  N/A
Aircraft Damage: Minor
Passenger Injuries: N/A
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries: N/A
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: N/A
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