Delta MD88 near Cincinnati on Oct 30th 2012, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: October 31, 2012 / 22:02:51 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 30, 2012

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-10

Aircraft Registration
N975DL

ICAO Type Designator
MD88

A Delta Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-88, registration N975DL performing flight DL-10 from Cincinnati,KY to Atlanta,GA (USA), had just reached cruise level 300 when a loud bang was heard on board of the aircraft and the crew needed to shut down an engine. The aircraft returned to Cincinnati's Covington/Northern Kentucky Airport for a safe landing on runway 36C about 30 minutes later.

A passenger reported cabin service had just started when a loud bang was heard and the aircraft was "rocked". The captain announced a short time later that an engine had failed and they were returning to Cincinnati. A replacement aircraft reached Atlanta with a delay of 2.5 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 30, 2012

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-10

Aircraft Registration
N975DL

ICAO Type Designator
MD88

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