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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 172971
Last updated: 1 November 2019
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Date:13-JAN-2015
Time:c. 08:39
Type:Silhouette image of generic B752 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 757-212
Owner/operator:Delta Airlines
Registration: N757AT
C/n / msn: 23127/47
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 152
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Los Angeles Int'l Airport (KLAX), Los Angeles, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Loa Angeles Int'l (KLAX)
Destination airport:Minneapolis/St Paul Int'l(KMSP)
Narrative:
A Delta Airlines Boeing 757 operating as Flight DL2116 to Minneapolis experienced a yaw control anomaly shortly after takeoff from Los Angeles International Airport (KLAX), Los Angeles, California.
The flight crew declared an emergency and began circling at 5000 feet from about 08:43 until about 09:09 when it headed back to the airport for landing. As safe landing was carried out on runway 25R at 09:35 without damage to the aircraft and without injury to the 152 occupants onboard.

Sources:

https://www.stuff.co.nz/travel/travel-troubles/64926751/delta-pilots-have-trouble-controlling-boeing-757
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL2116
https://www.flightradar24.com//data/airplanes/n757at#5439dd5

https://www.planespotters.net/Production_List/Boeing/757/23127,N757AT-Delta-Air-Lines.php


Images:

Photo of N757AT courtesy AirHistory.net


Los Angeles - International (KLAX / LAX)
14 November 2009; (c) F Seggie

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Jan-2015 00:59 Geno Added
14-Jan-2015 07:00 Geno Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Total occupants, Source, Damage, Narrative]
14-Jan-2015 08:43 harro Updated [Source, Narrative]
14-Jan-2015 08:47 harro Updated [Narrative]
14-Jan-2015 08:56 harro Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
14-Jan-2015 09:18 harro Updated [Embed code]

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