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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 195089
Last updated: 21 October 2017
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Type:Silhouette image of generic A332 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A330-223
Owner/operator:Delta Air Lines
Registration: N855NW
C/n / msn: 621
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:Near Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK/ZBAA) -   China
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:PEK
Destination airport:DTW
Delta Air Lines flight DL188 returned to land at Beijing Capital International Airport in China after suffering engine issues after takeoff.
The aircraft, an Airbus A330-223, took off from runway 36R at 09:18 UTC (16:18 LT) and was on initial climb when flames were briefly observed from the tail pipe of engine no.2. The flight crew carried out a right hand circuit, followed by a normal landing on runway 36R at 16:50 LT.


Revision history:

29-Apr-2017 07:24 1019116037 Added
29-Apr-2017 07:28 harro Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]

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