Delta B764 near Atlanta on Jan 2nd 2018, engine compressor stall

Last Update: January 3, 2018 / 17:45:10 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 2, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-284

Aircraft Registration
N830MH

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-400

ICAO Type Designator
B764

A Delta Airlines Boeing 767-400, registration N830MH performing flight DL-284 from Atlanta,GA (USA) to London Heathrow,EN (UK) with 228 people on board, was climbing through FL280 out of Atlanta's runway 09L when the right hand engine (CF6) emitted a loud bang prompting the crew to stop the climb at FL290 and return to Atlanta advising ATC their right hand engine just had suffered a compressor stall. The aircraft landed safely back on Atlanta's runway 09L about 67 minutes after departure.

A replacement Boeing 767-400 registration N828MH departed for London about 3 hours after N830MH landed, however, also needed to return to Atlanta, see Incident: Delta B764 at Atlanta on Jan 3rd 2018, sound like engine compressor stall.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground 15 hours after landing back.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 2, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-284

Aircraft Registration
N830MH

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-400

ICAO Type Designator
B764

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