Delta A332 at Beijing on Apr 28th 2017, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: April 28, 2017 / 21:26:41 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 28, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-188

Aircraft Registration
N855NW

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-200

ICAO Type Designator
A332

A Delta Airlines Airbus A330-200, registration N855NW performing flight DL-188 from Beijing (China) to Detroit,MI (USA), was in the initial clim climbing out of Beijing's runway 36R when the right hand engine (PW4168) emitted a number of bangs and streaks of flame indicative of engine compressor stalls. The crew levelled off at 1000 meters (3300 feet), shut the engine down and returned to Beijing for a safe landing on runway 36R about 30 minutes after departure.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 28, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-188

Aircraft Registration
N855NW

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-200

ICAO Type Designator
A332

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