American B752 near Santo Domingo on Nov 22nd 2015, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: November 26, 2015 / 21:46:37 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 22, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-876

Destination
Aruba, Aruba

Aircraft Registration
N204UW

Aircraft Type
Boeing 757-200

ICAO Type Designator
B752

An American Airlines Boeing 757-200, registration N204UW performing flight AA-876 from Charlotte,NC (USA) to Aruba (Aruba), was enroute at FL390 about 140nm westsouthwest of Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic) when the left hand engine (RB211) failed showing no rotation on the N3 spool with N1 and N2 spools showing rotation. The engine was shut down, the crew diverted to Santo Domingo for a safe landing about 30 minutes later.

A replacement Airbus A321-200 registration N169UW was dispatched to Santo Domingo, resumed the flight and reached Aruba with a delay of 25.5 hours.

The occurrence aircraft is undergoing the change of the left hand engine, the engine gearbox was found damaged, its shaft could not be turned by the engine.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 22, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-876

Destination
Aruba, Aruba

Aircraft Registration
N204UW

Aircraft Type
Boeing 757-200

ICAO Type Designator
B752

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