American A321 at Miami on Jan 10th 2021, engine oil leak

Last Update: January 11, 2021 / 21:35:06 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 10, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-2494

Destination
Cancun, Mexico

Aircraft Registration
N167AN

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

An American Airlines Airbus A321-200, registration N167AN performing flight AA-2494 from Miami,FL (USA) to Cancun (Mexico), was climbing out of Miami when the crew requested to stop the climb at 15,000 feet and return to Miami due to a left engine (V2533) oil leak. Both engines were kept running. The aircraft returned to Miami for a safe landing on runway 27 about 25 minutes after departure.

A replacement A321-200 registration N998AN reached Cancun with a delay of 2.5 hours.

The occurrence aircraft returned to service about 22 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 10, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-2494

Destination
Cancun, Mexico

Aircraft Registration
N167AN

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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