Author Topic: Delta B712 near Nashville on May 8th 2016, turbulence drops engine cowl  (Read 1293 times)

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By Simon Hradecky, created Sunday, May 8th 2016 22:50Z, last updated Sunday, May 8th 2016 22:50Z
A Delta Airlines Boeing 717-200, registration N939AT performing flight DL-762 from Atlanta,GA to Chicago Midway,IL (USA) with 114 people on board, was climbing through FL260 out of Atlanta at about 20:50z when the aircraft encountered turbulence causing the engine cowl of the right hand engine to separate. The crew received abnormal engine indications and decided to divert to Nashville,TN for a safe landing about 25 minutes later. The aircraft received damage to the right hand engine and right hand stabilizer.

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