Delta A319 near Austin on Dec 3rd 2022, oil fumes on the flight deck

Last Update: December 4, 2022 / 18:09:00 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 3, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-605

Aircraft Registration
N346NB

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

A Delta Airlines Airbus A319-100, registration N346NB performing flight DL-605 from Mexico City (Mexico) to Minneapolis,MN (USA) with 62 people on board, was enroute at FL370 about 40nm northeast of Austin,TX (USA) when the crew donned their oxygen masks reporting fumes on the flight deck and decided to divert to Austin. Descending towards Austin the crew characterized the fumes as fumes from an oil leak of an engine (CFM56) advising ATC there was no smoke and visibility issue. The crew landed their aircraft on Austin's runway 36R about 25 minutes after leaving FL370.

A replacement Airbus A321-200 registration N379DN reached Minneapolis with a delay of 5:15 hours.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Austin about 18 hours after landing.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N346NB
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
AIRBUS
Aircraft Model / Type
A319-114
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
A319
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
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Engine Type
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 3, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-605

Aircraft Registration
N346NB

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

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