Delta MD88 near Huntsville on Oct 9th 2017, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: October 14, 2017 / 21:09:12 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 9, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-1075

Aircraft Registration
N953DL

ICAO Type Designator
MD88

A Delta Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-83, registration N953DL performing flight DL-1075 from Huntsville,AL to Atlanta,GA (USA), was climbing out of Huntsville cleared to climb to FL230 when the crew requested to stop the climb at 9000 feet due to a technical problem. The crew however requested to continue towards Atlanta. On Memphis,TN center the crew agreed to slowly climb to 12,000 feet to remain within the air space of Memphis Center now reporting they had needed to shut an engine (JT8D) down. The aircraft continued to Atlanta for a safe landing about 40 minutes after departure from Huntsville.

A passenger reported about five minutes after departure there was a series of loud bangs, then the crew announced that there had been a compressor stall. The aircraft continued to Atlanta.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 9, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-1075

Aircraft Registration
N953DL

ICAO Type Designator
MD88

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