American B763 at Philadelphia on Nov 13th 2018, loud thud and air rushing noise
Last Update: November 16, 2018 / 22:40:02 GMT/Zulu time
According to information The Aviation Herald received the aircraft had been dispatched under Minimum Equipment List requirements with the forward equipment overboard exhaust valve inoperative. The valve was supposed to be forced closed for dispatch. Maintenance had attempted to repair the valve without success, and worked the related procedure to disable the valve and pulled the related circuitbreaker, however, did not position the valve into the closed position.
A replacement Boeing 767-300 registration N392AN reached Miami with a delay of 6.5 hours.
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