Delta A320 at Austin on Oct 5th 2019, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: October 6, 2019 / 22:22:22 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 5, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-1972

Aircraft Registration
N339NW

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A Delta Airlines Airbus A320-200, registration N339NW performing flight DL-1972 from Austin,TX to New York JFK,NY (USA), was climbing out of Austin's runway 17L when the crew reported they had needed to shut their left hand engine (CFM56) down and levelled off at 3000 feet. Tower cleared the flight to join a downwind to runway 17R. The crew requested delay vectors to work the checklists and landed on runway 17R about 20 minutes after departure.

A replacement A320-200 registration N317US reached New York with a delay of 12 hours.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Austin about 32 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 5, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-1972

Aircraft Registration
N339NW

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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