Delta B763 near Goose Bay on May 1st 2014, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: May 5, 2014 / 21:11:02 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 1, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-271

Aircraft Registration
N188DN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

A Delta Airlines Boeing 767-300, registration N188DN performing flight DL-271 from Paris Charles de Gaulle (France) to Newark,NJ (USA), was enroute at FL310 about 125nm west of Goose Bay,NL (Canada) when the crew reported the loss of the left hand engine (PW4060), drifted down and diverted to Goose Bay for a safe landing about 50 minutes later.

A replacement Airbus A330-300 registration N817NW was dispatched to Goose Bay, resumed the flight and reached Newark with a delay of 11 hours.

The left hand engine is being replaced.

On May 5th the Canadian TSB reported that the crew received indication of an electronic engine control (EEC) failure and an EGT indication in the red. Thrust was reduced, the EGT however remained above limits in the red zone prompting the crew to shut the engine down. Following the diversion to Goose Bay maintenance found metal in the tail pipe, the engine is going to be replaced.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N188DN
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
767-332
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B763
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
May 1, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-271

Aircraft Registration
N188DN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

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