Delta MD88 at Nashville on Jul 25th 2018, engine distributes debris over neighbourhood

Last Update: July 26, 2018 / 19:03:58 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 25, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-2599

Aircraft Registration
N957DL

ICAO Type Designator
MD88

A Delta Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-88, registration N957DL performing flight DL-2599 from Nashville,TN to Atlanta,GA (USA) with 156 people on board, was in the initial climb out of Nashville's runway 31 when the crew reported they had just lost the #2 engine (JT8D) and declared emergency advising they were able to fly a pattern to runway 31. The aircraft levelled off at 2500 feet and landed safely on runway 31 about 11 minutes after departure.

The FAA reported: "DAL2599 DEPARTED KBNA RWY31 FOR ATL AND REPORTED LOSS OFF RIGHT ENGINE SHORTLY AFTER TAKEOFF. AIRCRAFT RETURNED TO KBNA, LANDED RWY 31. ENGINGE PARTS WERE FOUND IN NEARBY NEIGHBORHOOD."
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N957DL
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
Jul 25, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-2599

Aircraft Registration
N957DL

ICAO Type Designator
MD88

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