Delta MD88 at Hartford on Dec 13th 2018, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: December 15, 2018 / 23:49:52 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 13, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-1383

Aircraft Registration
N903DE

ICAO Type Designator
MD88

A Delta Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-88, registration N903DE performing flight DL-1383 from Hartford,CT to Atlanta,GA (USA) with 83 people on board, was climbing out Hartford's runway 06 when the crew stopped the climb at about 7000 feet reporting they had just lost an engine (JT8D). Departure issued vectors for an immediate return, the crew advised they were reading checklists and not yet ready for a return. The aircraft climbed to 8000 feet to be above cloud and returned to Hartford for a safe landing on runway 06 about 35 minutes after departure.

Passengers reported there was a loud bang, the crew subsequently announced an engine had failed and they were returning to Hartford.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 13, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-1383

Aircraft Registration
N903DE

ICAO Type Designator
MD88

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