Delta B712 at Kansas City on Jul 16th 2018, fuel leak on engine

Last Update: July 17, 2018 / 19:41:14 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 16, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-923

Aircraft Registration
N986AT

Aircraft Type
Boeing 717-200

ICAO Type Designator
B712

A Delta Airlines Boeing 717-200, registration N986AT performing flight DL-923 from Detroit,MI to Kansas City,MO (USA) with 117 people on board, was descending through about 10,000 feet towards Kansas City when the crew reported they had an engine (BR715) problem, they wanted emergency services to have a good look at them, they would shut an engine down on the runway as they had a reasonable potential for fire, they would keep their airspeed up below 10,000 feet. The aircraft landed safely on Kansas City's runway 19R (active runways 01) about 9 minutes later and stopped on the runway, the left hand engine was shut down. Emergency services foamed the left hand engine after landing. The passengers disembarked onto the runway via mobile stairs.

Passengers reported they could smell the fuel inside the cabin.

The occurrence aircraft positioned back to Detroit after about 15 hours on the ground.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 16, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-923

Aircraft Registration
N986AT

Aircraft Type
Boeing 717-200

ICAO Type Designator
B712

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