American MD82 near Dallas on Apr 19th 2012, engine trouble

Last Update: April 19, 2012 / 20:52:49 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 19, 2012

Flight number
AA-2065

Aircraft Registration
N7542A

ICAO Type Designator
MD82

An American Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-82, registration N7542A performing flight AA-2065 from Dallas Ft. Worth,TX to Denver,CO (USA), was climbing out of Dallas when the crew observed a significant discrepancy between the EPR readings of both engines (JT8D), that increased with increasing altitude, the left hand engine showing a higher EPR than the right hand engine. The crew stopped the climb at FL240 and returned to Dallas Ft. Worth for a safe landing about 45 minutes after departure.

A replacement MD-82 registration N467AA reached Denver with a delay of 2.5 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 19, 2012

Flight number
AA-2065

Aircraft Registration
N7542A

ICAO Type Designator
MD82

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