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Accident
Last updated: 20 October 2017
Status:Definitief
Datum:vrijdag 31 januari 2014
Tijd:08:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic MD88 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas MD-88
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Delta Air Lines
Registratie: N921DL
Constructienummer: 49645/1480
Bouwjaar: 1988
Aantal vlieguren:65507
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-219
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 5
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 139
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 144
Schade: Groot
Gevolgen: Repaired
Plaats:Atlanta-William B. Hartsfield International Airport, GA (ATL) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Geparkeerd (STD)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Atlanta-William B. Hartsfield International Airport, GA (ATL/KATL), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), Verenigde Staten
Beschrijving:
Before departure and while the airplane was being de-iced by ground crew personnel, the de-icing bucket struck the left side of the fuselage and dislodged a passenger window. As a result, the airplane was substantially damaged and the pressure vessel was compromised. There were no reported injuries.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Inattention by ground crew personnel which resulted in the airplane being substantially damaged."

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 7 months
Accident number: DCA14CA051
Download report: Summary report

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Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Atlanta-William B. Hartsfield International Airport, GA en Miami International Airport, FL bedraagt 953 km (596 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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