American A319 near New Orleans on Jan 28th 2021, fuel leak

Last Update: January 28, 2021 / 23:26:22 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 28, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-1237

Destination
Saint Thomas

Aircraft Registration
N9022G

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

An American Airlines Airbus A319-100, registration N9022G performing flight AA-1237 from Dallas Ft. Worth,TX (USA) to Saint Thomas (US Virgin Islands), was enroute at FL370 about 110nm north of New Orleans,LA (USA) when the crew received indications of a fuel leak on the left hand engine (CFM56), shut the engine down and diverted to New Orleans for a safe landing on runway 11 about 30 minutes later.

A replacement A319-100 registration N709UW is estimated to reach Saint Thomas with a delay of 5 hours.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground about 7 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 28, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-1237

Destination
Saint Thomas

Aircraft Registration
N9022G

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

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