American A320 near Nashville on Dec 16th 2022, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: December 17, 2022 / 20:14:20 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 16, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-9785

Aircraft Registration
N668AW

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An American Airlines Airbus A320-200, registration N668AW performing flight AA-9785 from Knoxville,TN to Dallas Ft. Worth,TX (USA) with 2 crew, was enroute at FL380 about 40nm south of Nashville,TN (USA) when the crew discovered an oil leak on the left hand engine (V2527), shut the engine down and decided to divert to Nashville. The crew advised they needed no assistance on the ground. The aircraft landed safely on Nashville's runway 20R about 35 minutes after leaving FL380. The aircraft vacated the runway, stopped clear of the runway for an inspection by emergency services and taxied to the apron.

The airline reported the aircraft diverted due to a possible maintenance issue, landed safely and taxied to the apron. Just the pilots were on board.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N668AW
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
AIRBUS
Aircraft Model / Type
A320-232
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
A320
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
Engine Type
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 16, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-9785

Aircraft Registration
N668AW

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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