Delta B712 near Raleigh/Durham on Jul 25th 2016, engine shut down in flight after fire indication and electrical problem

Last Update: July 25, 2016 / 21:09:32 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 25, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-2135

Aircraft Registration
N936AT

Aircraft Type
Boeing 717-200

ICAO Type Designator
B712

A Delta Airlines Boeing 717-200, registration N936AT performing flight DL-2135 from Tampa,FL to New York La Guardia,NY (USA), was enroute at FL330 about 30nm northeast of Raleigh/Durham,NC (USA) when the crew reported an engine (BR715) fire indication and decided to divert to Raleigh/Durham. During the descent the crew clarified, they did have a left engine fire indication "backed up with an electrical problem", which appeared to be a generator problem. They were working the checklists, right now they had no fire indication, no smoke or other problem, the left engine was shut down. They were still working their checklists and needed a couple more minutes before commencing the approach. The aircraft was assigned runway 23L, the crew requested runway 23R and was assigned runway 23R. The aircraft landed safely on Raleigh/Durham's runway 23R about 35 minutes after leaving FL330.

The FAA reported the aircraft suffered an engine problem.

The airline reported the aircraft diverted to Raleigh/Durham due to an indication of a possible problem with one of the engines. Another aircraft continued the flight to New York.

A replacement Boeing 717-200 registration N991AT reached New York with a delay of 4.5 hours.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N936AT
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
717-200
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B712
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
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Engine Type
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 25, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-2135

Aircraft Registration
N936AT

Aircraft Type
Boeing 717-200

ICAO Type Designator
B712

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