Delta A332 near Syracuse on Feb 27th 2024, engine running rough

Last Update: February 28, 2024 / 16:03:40 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 27, 2024

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-86

Aircraft Registration
N861NW

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-200

ICAO Type Designator
A332

A Delta Airlines Airbus A330-200, registration N861NW performing flight DL-86 from Detroit,MI (USA) to Frankfurt/Main (Germany) with 95 people on board, was enroute at FL370 about 20nm north of Syracuse,NY (USA) when the crew entered a hold at altitude due to a problem with one of the engines (PW4168A). The crew subsequently decided to divert to Syracuse and declared emergency advising they were to perform an overweight landing, one of their engines was running rough. The aircraft landed safely on Syracuse's runway 28 about 45 minutes after entering the hold. The crew advised the engines were not that much of a concern, however, the brakes were a concern.

A replacement A330-200, registration N860NW, positioned to Syracuse, continued the flight and is estimated to reach Frankfurt with a delay of about 10 hours.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Syracuse about 15.5 hours after landing.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N861NW
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
AIRBUS
Aircraft Model / Type
A330-223
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
A332
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
Feb 27, 2024

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-86

Aircraft Registration
N861NW

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-200

ICAO Type Designator
A332

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