Delta MD88 at Providence on Apr 17th 2018, rejected takeoff due to engine failure

Last Update: April 19, 2018 / 22:09:19 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 17, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-2225

Aircraft Registration
N974DL

ICAO Type Designator
MD88

A Delta Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-88, registration N974DL performing flight DL-2225 from Providence,RI to Atlanta,GA (USA), was accelerating for takeoff from Providence's runway 23 when the crew rejected takeoff at high speed due to the failure of the right hand engine (JT8D). The aircraft slowed safely and stopped. An airport operations vehicle advised there had been streaks of flame from the right hand engine, there appeared to be debris on the runway.

A replacement MD-88 registration N977DL reached Atlanta with a delay of 5:15 hours.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for about 48 hours, then returned to service.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N974DL
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
MCDONNELL DOUGLAS AIRCRAFT CO
Aircraft Model / Type
MD-88
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
MD88
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
Engine Type
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 17, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-2225

Aircraft Registration
N974DL

ICAO Type Designator
MD88

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