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Offline KB4TEZ

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Engine shut downs, A320 and a A319
« on: July 08, 2021, 06:42:30 AM »
what are the odds of this?  (thanks AVH)

Incident   American A319 near Los Angeles on Jul 7th 2021, engine shut down in flight

An American Airlines Airbus A319-100,  flight AA-761 from San Jose,CA to Phoenix,AZ (USA), was climbing  southeast of San Jose and  of Los Angeles,CA (USA) when the crew needed to shut an engine (CFM56) down, drifted the aircraft down to FL240 and decided to divert to Los Angeles for a safe landing on runway 25L about 40 minutes after leaving FL330.
A replacement A319-100 registration N745VJ reached Phoenix with a delay of about 3 hours.
The airline reported a possible mechanical problem.

Incident   American A320 at Milwaukee on Jul 4th 2021, engine shut down in flight

An American Airlines Airbus A320-200, flight AA-464 from Milwaukee,WI to Phoenix,AZwas in the initial climb out of Milwaukee when the crew declared emergency reporting the failure of the right hand engine (V2527). The crew stopped the climb at 3000 feet and returned to Milwaukee for a safe landing about 10 minutes after departure.

The flight was cancelled.