Delta MD88 near Newark on May 22nd 2018, engine problem

Last Update: May 22, 2018 / 21:29:30 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 22, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-575

Aircraft Registration
N948DL

ICAO Type Designator
MD88

A Delta Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-88, registration N948DL performing flight DL-575 from Newark,NJ to Atlanta,GA (USA), was climbing out of Newark when the crew stopped the climb at about FL280 due to an engine (JT8D) compressor stall. The aircraft returned to Newark for a safe landing on runway 04R about 40 minutes after departure. The aircraft vacated the runway, stopped on the taxiway for an inspection by emergency services and taxied to the gate.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Newark about 11 hours after landing back.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 22, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-575

Aircraft Registration
N948DL

ICAO Type Designator
MD88

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