Delta A320 at New York on May 16th 2018, engine failure on final approach

Last Update: May 20, 2018 / 20:32:24 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 16, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-1888

Aircraft Registration
N312US

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A Delta Airlines Airbus A320-200, registration N312US performing flight DL-1888 from Orlando,FL to New York JFK,NY (USA), was on final approach to JFK's runway 04L when tower cleared another aircraft to cross runway 04L and instructed to expedite, but needed to instruct DL-1888 to go around. The aircraft went around, positioned for another approach to runway 04R and was on final approach to runway 04R when the crew reported the left hand engine (CFM56) had failed, they had veered off the localizer and were too high to make a landing, the crew initiated a go around. While emergency services responded and took their positions at runway 04R, the crew positioned for another approach to runway 04R and landed safely. The aircraft vacated the runway and stopped clear of the runway for an inspection by emergency services.

The occurrence aircraft returned to service about 77 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 16, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-1888

Aircraft Registration
N312US

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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