Delta A332 at Zurich on Nov 12th 2019, engie shut down in flight

Last Update: November 12, 2019 / 20:02:17 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 12, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-408

Aircraft Registration
N859NW

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-200

ICAO Type Designator
A332

A Delta Airlines Airbus A330-200, registration N859NW performing flight DL-408 (dep Nov 11th) from New York JFK,NY (USA) to Zurich (Switzerland), was descending through FL120 towards Zurich when the right hand engine (PW4168) stalled and failed prompting the crew to shut the engine down. The aircraft entered a hold at 7000 feet for about 30 minutes for the crew to work the related checklists and prepare for landing. The aircraft landed safely on runway 16 and taxied to the apron.

The return flight DL-407 was cancelled, the passengers rebooked onto other flights.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Zurich about 12 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 12, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-408

Aircraft Registration
N859NW

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-200

ICAO Type Designator
A332

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