Delta B739 near Prince Rupert on Aug 3rd 2018, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: August 14, 2018 / 20:18:28 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 3, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-1328

Aircraft Registration
N853DN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-900

ICAO Type Designator
B739

A Delta Airlines Boeing 737-900, registration N853DN performing flight DL-1328 from Seattle,WA to Anchorage,AK (USA), was enroute at FL320 about 100nm west of Prince Rupert,BC (Canada) when the crew observed a fuel pressure warning light for the left hand engine (CFM56). The crew suspected a fuel leak and decided to shut the engine down. The aircraft turned around setting course to Vancouver and drifted down to FL210. The aircraft landed safely in Vancouver about 100 minutes after the decision to divert.

The Canadian TSB reported the operator's maintenance is investigating the issue.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 3, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-1328

Aircraft Registration
N853DN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-900

ICAO Type Designator
B739

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