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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 231050
Last updated: 9 July 2020
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Date:01-DEC-2019
Time:16:51 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic B763 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 767-332ER (WL)
Owner/operator:Delta Air Lines
Registration: N1607B
C/n / msn: 30388/787
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Milton, MA -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG/LFPG)
Destination airport:Boston-Logan International Airport, MA (BOS/KBOS)
Narrative:
Delta Air Lines flight DL405 from Paris suffered the in-flight loss of an emergency escape slide over Milton, Massachusetts, USA. The aircraft was on final approach to runway 04 at Boston-Logan Airport when one of the overwing slides delpoyed and unraveled. It detached and fell onto a lawn in a residential area.
The aircraft landed safely.

Sources:

https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2019/12/02/evacuation-slide-falls-off-delta-plane-and-into-milton-backyard/jSqywT4NlfvsLnUtksxFLP/story.html
https://edition.cnn.com/travel/article/plane-evacuation-slide-delta-trnd/index.html
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/dl405#230821ad


Images:

Photo of N1607B courtesy AirHistory.net


Berlin - Tegel (EDDT / TXL)
21 August 2011; (c) Georg Noack

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Dec-2019 20:45 harro Added
02-Dec-2019 20:46 harro Updated [Date, Total occupants, Embed code]
02-Dec-2019 20:49 harro Updated [Date, Embed code, Narrative]

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