Delta MD88 near Orlando on Dec 22nd 2017, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: December 23, 2017 / 20:56:37 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 22, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-2263

Aircraft Registration
N931DL

ICAO Type Designator
MD88

A Delta Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-88, registration N931DL performing flight DL-2263 from Fort Myers,FL to Boston,MA (USA) with 36 people on board, was climbing out of Fort Myers when the crew stopped the climb at about FL200 due to an engine (JT8D) problem and decided to divert to Orlando,FL (USA), where the aircraft landed safely on runway 35L about 30 minutes after departure from Fort Myers.

A replacement MD-88 registration N926DL reached Boston with a delay of 2 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 22, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-2263

Aircraft Registration
N931DL

ICAO Type Designator
MD88

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