Delta B752 near Syracuse on Nov 22nd 2019, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: November 23, 2019 / 21:12:00 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 22, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-2531

Aircraft Registration
N703TW

Aircraft Type
Boeing 757-200

ICAO Type Designator
B752

A Delta Airlines Boeing 757-200, registration N703TW performing flight DL-2531 from Boston,MA to Los Angeles,CA (USA) with 164 people on board, was enroute at FL330 about 70nm east of Syracuse,NY (USA) when the crew received indications of oil pressure problems with one of the engines (PW2040) and decided to shut the engine down. The crew diverted to Syracuse, drifted down to 9000 feet and indicate to ATC they were in no hurry to land, working checklists and needing to burn off fuel though they had the authority to land overweight if they needed to. They received a 0 oil pressure indication for the right hand engine. The aircraft landed safely on runway 28 about 50 minutes after leaving FL330, requested emergency services to check out their right hand side before vacating the runway and taxiing to the apron. Emergency services reported seeing no leaks.

A replacement Boeing 757-200 registration N702TW reached Los Angeles with a delay of 6:45 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 22, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-2531

Aircraft Registration
N703TW

Aircraft Type
Boeing 757-200

ICAO Type Designator
B752

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