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Northwest flight makes emergency landing at Buffalo: 12-inch hole in fuselage
Last updated: 15 December 2017

published: 18 MAY 2007
by Harro Ranter, ASN

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Northwest flight 1411, operated by a DC-9, carried out an emergency landing at Buffalo (BUF) following cabin decompression. The airplane had departed Syracuse (SYR) en route to Detroit (DET) when the cabin lost pressure at an altitude of about 18400 feet. After landing at Buffalo a 12-inch hole was reportedly found in the fuselage. (The Buffalo News)