American A319 near Los Angeles on Jul 7th 2021, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: July 7, 2021 / 20:35:34 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 7, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-761

Aircraft Registration
N763US

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

An American Airlines Airbus A319-100, registration N763US performing flight AA-761 from San Jose,CA to Phoenix,AZ (USA), was climbing through FL330 about 100nm southeast of San Jose and about 100nm north of Los Angeles,CA (USA) when the crew needed to shut an engine (CFM56) down, drifted the aircraft down to FL240 and decided to divert to Los Angeles for a safe landing on runway 25L about 40 minutes after leaving FL330.

A replacement A319-100 registration N745VJ reached Phoenix with a delay of about 3 hours.

The airline reported a possible mechanical problem.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Los Angeles about 6 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 7, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-761

Aircraft Registration
N763US

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

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