American B763 near Columbus on Sep 16th 2019, engine oil filter message

Last Update: September 18, 2019 / 21:06:51 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 16, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-726

Aircraft Registration
N349AN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

An American Airlines Boeing 767-300, registration N349AN performing flight AA-726 from Philadelphia,PA to Los Angeles,CA (USA) with 171 people on board, was enroute at FL360 about 110nm east of Columbus,OH (USA) when the crew received a left engine (CF6) oil filter bypass message that required them to idle the engine. The crew diverted to Columbus for a safe landing on runway 28R about 40 minutes later.

A replacement Boeing 737-800 registration N951NN reached Los Angeles with a delay of about 14 hours.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Columbus about 43 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 16, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-726

Aircraft Registration
N349AN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

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