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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 147940
Last updated: 30 April 2020
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Date:25-AUG-2012
Time:19:30 EDT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B763 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 767-300ER
Owner/operator:Delta Airlines
Registration: N394DL
C/n / msn: 27394/572
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 180
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Atlanta, GA -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:ATL
Destination airport:MAN
Narrative:
After take-off, the leading-edge slats could not be retracted. Flight DL64 held at 10,000ft SE of Atlanta to dump and burn-off fuel. Hold maintained for 3.5 hours to get down to a safe landing weight. A slats-but-no-flaps landing was successfully accomplished at 23:10. PX deplaned normally. No injuries to PX nor crew. PX transferred to a replacement 767, and arrived at Manchester five-hours late.
Results for DL0064 for the 25th of August 2012
N394DL logged @ 02:30 GMT (1455)

Sources:

I was a passenger on the aircraft (seat 17F)
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL64/history/20120825/2315Z/KATL/KATL


Images:

Photo of N394DL courtesy AirHistory.net


Amsterdam - Schiphol (EHAM / AMS)
18 May 2016; (c) Gerard Helmer

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Aug-2012 12:05 UKFlyer Added
26-Aug-2012 12:06 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Nature, Source, Narrative]
27-Aug-2012 16:09 bizjets101 Updated [Registration, Cn, Source, Narrative]

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