Delta Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-88 Engine Shuts Down in Flight

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Delta Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-88 performing flight from Atlanta to Cleveland was climbing out of Atlanta when the crew stopped the climb due to problems with the right hand engine.

The crew decided to shut the engine down and diverted to Knoxville for a safe landing about 20 minutes later

A replacement MD-88 registration N946DL continued the journey and reached Cleveland with a delay of 3.5 hours.

Passengers reported about 10-15 minutes into the flight the right hand engine started to emit screeching and rumbling noises, the smell of burning oil appeared in the cabin.

The airline reported the crew observed engine anomalies and decided to shut the engine down.

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Source: avherald.com

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