Delta MD90 near Baltimore on Sep 30th 2015, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: September 30, 2015 / 21:39:51 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 30, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-1086

Aircraft Registration
N959DN

ICAO Type Designator
MD90

A Delta Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-90, registration N959DN performing flight DL-1086 from Atlanta,GA to New York La Guardia,NY (USA) with 109 passengers and 6 crew, was enroute at FL310 about 160nm south of Washington Dulles,DC (USA) when the crew decided to divert to Washington reporting the right hand engine (V2528) had been shut down prompting ATC to inquire whether the aircraft would be able to perform right hand turns. While on approach to Dulles Airport maintaining 4000 feet the crew inquired about the weather at Baltimore and subsequently decided to land on Baltimore's runway 33L adivsing ATC that they did not have Dulles Airport in their FMS database, even though they had the paper approach plates they preferred to land on an aerodrome included in the FMS database. The aircraft was vectored for an approach to Baltimore's runway 33L where the aircraft landed safely about 20 minutes later.

The remainder of the flight was cancelled, the passengers were rebooked onto other flights.

A passenger reported the right engine emitted a loud boom followed by the entire airframe shuddering.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N959DN
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
MD-90-30
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
MD90
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
Sep 30, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-1086

Aircraft Registration
N959DN

ICAO Type Designator
MD90

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