Delta MD88 at Atlanta on Jul 3rd 2018, engine failure on departure

Last Update: July 5, 2018 / 21:28:50 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 3, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-2091

Aircraft Registration
N941DL

ICAO Type Designator
MD88

A Delta Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-88, registration N941DL performing flight DL-2091 from Atlanta,GA to Tampa,FL (USA), was in the initial climb out of Atlanta's runway 09L when the crew declared emergency reporting the left hand engine (JT8D) failure. The crew stopped the climb at about 2000 feet, were instructed to turn right for a downwind and were cleared to land on Atlanta's runway 10. The aircraft landed safely about 15 minutes after departure.

A runway inspection found debris on runway 09L advising ATC the runway would be closed for a while, there was debris everywhere about 2 thirds down the runway.

A replacement MD-88 registration N978DL reached Tampa with a delay of about 2 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 3, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-2091

Aircraft Registration
N941DL

ICAO Type Designator
MD88

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