Delta B763 near Shemya on Dec 24th 2018, engine problem

Last Update: December 24, 2018 / 21:43:12 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 24, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-128

Aircraft Registration
N1612T

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

A Delta Airlines Boeing 767-300, registration N1612T performing flight DL-128 from Beijing (China) to Seattle,WA (USA) with 194 people on board, was enroute at FL350 over Kamchatka (Russia) when the crew reported problems with one of the engines (CF6). The aircraft drifted down and diverted to Shemya,AK (USA) about 630nm east of their present position. The aircraft landed safely in Shemya about 2 hours later.

A replacement Boeing 767-300 registration N1603 was dispatched from Seattle to Shemya as flight DL-9950 and reached Shemya about 11 hours after the landing of N1612T.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 24, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-128

Aircraft Registration
N1612T

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

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