Delta A332 over Atlantic on May 26th 2017, engine problem

Last Update: May 26, 2017 / 20:08:23 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 26, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-135

Aircraft Registration
N861NW

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-200

ICAO Type Designator
A332

A Delta Airlines Airbus A330-200, registration N861NW performing flight DL-135 from Amsterdam (Netherlands) to Detroit,MI (USA), was enroute at FL370 over the Atlantic Ocean about 600nm northwest of Shannon (Ireland) when the crew reported problems with the #2 engine's (PW4168, right hand) oil pressure and advised they needed to descend to FL190 and divert to Shannon, however, did not shut the engine down and did not need emergency services upon arrival in Shannon. The aircraft landed safely in Shannon about 2 hours later.

The flight was cancelled, the passengers were taken to hotels.

The aircraft had encountered problems with its right hand engine two times within the last week, see Incident: Delta A332 near Toronto on May 20th 2017, engine vibrations and Incident: Delta A332 near Amsterdam on May 24th 2017, repeated engine stalls and wing anti ice faults.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N861NW
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
AIRBUS
Aircraft Model / Type
A330-223
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
A332
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
Engine Type
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 26, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-135

Aircraft Registration
N861NW

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-200

ICAO Type Designator
A332

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