Delta A333 near Boston on Jan 29th 2018, engine vibrations

Last Update: January 31, 2018 / 00:41:22 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 29, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-72

Aircraft Registration
N807NW

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

A Delta Airlines Airbus A330-300, registration N807NW performing flight DL-72 from Atlanta,GA (USA) to Amsterdam (Netherlands), was enroute at FL350 about 150nm east of Boston,MA (USA) when the crew reported an engine (PW4168A) was vibrating and had been reduced to idle. The crew decided to divert to Boston, descended the aircraft to FL220, advised ATC that the engine was running and no assistance was needed, and landed safely on Boston's runway 04R about 60 minutes after turning around and leaving FL350.

The remainder of the flight was cancelled, the passengers were rebooked onto other flights.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Boston about 22 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 29, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-72

Aircraft Registration
N807NW

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

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