Delta MD88 near Houston on Jul 14th 2015, engine problem

Last Update: July 17, 2015 / 17:05:23 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 14, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-1790

Aircraft Registration
N944DL

ICAO Type Designator
MD88

A Delta Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-88, registration N944DL performing flight DL-1790 from Atlanta,GA to San Antonio,TX (USA) with 149 passengers and 5 crew, was enroute at FL340 about 160nm northeast of Houston Intercontinental Airport,TX (USA) when the crew needed to reduce one of the engines (JT8D) to idle thrust, diverted to Houston's Intercontinental Airport for a safe landing on runway 26R about 30 minutes later and taxied to the apron.

The occurrence aircraft was able to continue the flight and reached San Antonio with a delay of 6 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 14, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-1790

Aircraft Registration
N944DL

ICAO Type Designator
MD88

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