American A319 at Charlotte on Sep 1st 2019, engine compressor stall

Last Update: September 5, 2019 / 21:59:45 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 1, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-2312

Aircraft Registration
N763US

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

An American Airlines Airbus A319-100, registration N763US performing flight AA-2312 from Charlotte,NC to Sarasota,FL (USA), was in the initial climb out of Charlotte's runway 36R when the crew declared Mayday Mayday Mayday. Tower queried whether they had a compressor stall, they crew adivsed they had heard a number of bangs, tower now reported the right hand engine (CFM56) appeared to have suffered compressor stalls with bangs and streaks of flames. The aircraft stopped the climb at 4000 feet and returned to Charlotte for a safe landing on runway 36C about 16 minutes after departure, the aircraft stopped on the runway for an inspection by emergency services. While the aircraft was still maneouvering to return to Charlotte tower dispatched a runway inspection advising the operations vehicle that something had come out of the engine, the runway inspection however did not find anything on the runway, which returned to service immediately thereafter.

A replacement A319-100 registration N837AW reached Sarasota with a delay of 4 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 1, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-2312

Aircraft Registration
N763US

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

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