Delta MD88 at Detroit on Dec 21st 2016, rejected takeoff due to engine failure

Last Update: December 23, 2016 / 17:35:22 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 21, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-1633

Aircraft Registration
N934DL

ICAO Type Designator
MD88

A Delta Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-88, registration N934DL performing flight DL-1633 from Detroit,MI to Miami,FL (USA), was accelerating for takeoff from runway 21R when the crew rejected takeoff at high speed due to the failure of the left hand engine (JT8D). The aircraft slowed safely.

The FAA reported the contained engine failure caused a PSU Panel to come loose, debris of the engine was found on the runway.

A replacement MD-88 registration N942DL reached Miami with a delay of 3 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 21, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-1633

Aircraft Registration
N934DL

ICAO Type Designator
MD88

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