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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 237720
Last updated: 21 August 2020
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Time:c. 18:20 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic A319 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A319-114
Owner/operator:Delta Airlines
Registration: N342NB
C/n / msn: 1746
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 43
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:near New York, NY -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:West Palm Beach International Airport, FL (PBI)
Destination airport:New York-La Guardia Airport, NY (LGA/KLGA)
Delta Airlines flight DL1076, an Airbus A319, diverted to New-York-JFK International Airport after it encountered navigation issues on descent towards the destination New York-LaGuardia Airport. A safe landing was made at JFK Airport at 18:35 hours (22:35 UTC).
After landing severe damage to the nose cone was discovered. During the descent the aircraft passed through an area of thunderstorm activity. Damage to the nose cone was likely afflicted by hail.

Weather reported at LGA during the descent:
KLGA 062229Z 12010KT 10SM -RA FEW060 BKN100 BKN250 25/18 A3003 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT E TSE23 CB DSNT E MOV SE P0001 T02500178



Photo of N342NB courtesy

Montréal - Pierre Elliott Trudeau International (CYUL / YUL)
24 September 2006; (c) Pierre Langlois

Revision history:

07-Jul-2020 19:43 Added
07-Jul-2020 19:49 harro Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
07-Jul-2020 19:51 harro Updated [Location, Departure airport, Embed code, Narrative]

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