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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 232128
Last updated: 28 September 2020
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Date:14-JAN-2020
Time:11:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic B772 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 777-232(ER)
Owner/operator:Delta Airlines
Registration: N860DA
C/n / msn: 29951/202
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 165
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Los Angeles -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Los Angeles International Airport, CA (LAX/KLAX)
Destination airport:Shanghai-Pudong International Airport (PVG/ZSPD)
Narrative:
Delta Airlines flight 89 departed from LAX heading for Shanghai on January 14, 2020. A few minutes into the flight the engine lost power and the aircraft prepared for an emergency landing at 7,400 ft when the plane circled for about 20-30 minutes before dumping fuel over a Los Angeles School Area causing 23 to go to hospital for injury via jet fuel. The 777 landed safely.

Sources:

https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2020-01-14/plane-dumps-fuel-on-students-on-school-playground-en-route-to-lax-officials-say

https://twitter.com/ShorealoneFilms/status/1217171015966449666

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/jet-fuel-dump-california-schools-delta-air-lines-flight-89-emergency-landing-lax-today-2020-01-14-live-updates/


Images:

Photo of N860DA courtesy AirHistory.net


Manchester - International (EGCC / MAN)
9 August 2000; (c) Phil

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Jan-2020 07:24 FNAFMangleFox Added
15-Jan-2020 07:26 harro Updated [Nature, Embed code, Narrative]
15-Jan-2020 18:31 Cyberostrich Updated [Total occupants, Other fatalities]
23-May-2020 19:31 tigerdude10 Updated [Total occupants, Source]

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