American MD83 at Sacramento on Sep 22nd 2015, clogged fuel line

Last Update: September 23, 2015 / 21:15:32 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 22, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-1218

Aircraft Registration
N9617R

ICAO Type Designator
MD83

An American Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-83, registration N9617R performing flight AA-1218 from Sacramento,CA to Dallas Ft. Worth,TX (USA) with 146 people on board, was climbing through FL200 out of Sacramento when the crew decided to return to Sacramento due to a clogged fuel line. The aircraft landed safely in Sacramento about one hour after departure.

The occurrence aircraft received maintenance, was able to depart after about 6.5 hours on the ground and reached Dallas with a delay of 7:15 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 22, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-1218

Aircraft Registration
N9617R

ICAO Type Designator
MD83

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