American Airlines Boeing 757 Experiences Engine Malfunction


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An American Airlines Boeing 757-200, registration N189AN performing flight AA-89 from Shannon (Ireland) to Philadelphia,PA (USA) with 138 passengers and 8 crew, was in the initial climb out of Shannon’s runway 24 about to be handed off to departure when the crew requested to return to the field advising they had low power on the right hand engine (RB211), no assistance was needed.

The aircraft levelled off at 5000 feet, entered a hold to burn off fuel and landed safely back on runway 24 about 45 minutes after departure.

The flight was cancelled after the aircraft failed full power engine runs.