No warranty, either

I think I’d still be shaking after something like this:

Some Delta Air Lines passengers were in for a shock on Monday’s DL1425 flight from Atlanta to Baltimore. According to the AvHerald, the pilots of the aircraft received a possible engine issue indication, prompting their diversion. A video was shared on social media, which appears to be from the incident in question, shows that a part of the engine came off and got stuck in the engine inlet.

The plane involved was a McDonnell-Douglas MD-88, which goes back a ways: Delta began using them in, yes, 1988. The last of the MD-88s were delivered in 1997 to a low-price Turkish airline; they retired them in 2011.

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