Date: July 06, 1996
Time: 1542
Location: Pensacola, Florida
Operator: Delta Air Lines
Flight #: 1288
Route: Pensacola - Atlanta
AC Type: McDonnell Douglas MD-88
Registration: N927DA
cn / ln: 49714/1524
Aboard: 142   (passengers:137  crew:5)
Fatalities: 2   (passengers:2  crew:0)
Ground: 0
Summary: Fan disk separation in the left engine. Pieces of the engine penetrated the passenger cabin killing two passengers. The fan hub for the left engine was found to be fractured and went undetected at time of manufacture. The crack should have been detectable during inspection but was missed.

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