Delta B763 near Seattle on Jul 16th 2015, engine surge

Last Update: July 16, 2015 / 20:29:04 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 16, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-2469

Aircraft Registration
N143DA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

A Delta Airlines Boeing 767-300, registration N143DA performing flight DL-2469 (dep Jul 15th) from Anchorage,AK to Atlanta,GA (USA) with 255 passengers and 7 crew, was enroute at FL350 about 100nm north of Seattle,WA (USA) when the right hand engine (PW4060) surged emitting a bang and streaks of flames. The crew reduced the thrust to idle and diverted to Seattle for a safe landing about 40 minutes later.

The airline stated that the engine surged, the crew followed surge procedures, throttled the engine back and diverted to Seattle.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N143DA
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
Jul 16, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-2469

Aircraft Registration
N143DA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

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