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Datum:Samstag 16 September 1995
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B763 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 767-332ER
Fluggesellschaft:Delta Air Lines
Kennzeichen: N172DN
Werknummer: 24775/312
Baujahr: 1990-06-05 (5 years 3 months)
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney PW4060
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 12
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 212
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 224
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Repaired
Unfallort:Hamburg-Fuhlsbüttel Airport (HAM) (   Deutschland)
Flugphase: Taxi (TXI)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Hamburg-Fuhlsbüttel Airport (HAM/EDDH), Deutschland
Flug nach:Atlanta-William B. Hartsfield International Airport, GA (ATL/KATL), USA
Delta Airlines flight DL069, a Boeing 767-332ER, was turning onto the departure runway 33 at Hamburg-Fuhlsbüttel Airport (HAM) when the right hand main gear collapsed.
The landing gear trunnion outer cylinder failed at the aft trunnion area and diagonally across the main gear strut. The strut punctured the wing upper surface and the aircraft came to rest on the right engine. Wing structure, engine and pylon sustained substantial damage. Fracture of the aft trunnion outer cylinder was caused by stress corrosion cracking.
The aircraft was repaired in October 1995.

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photo of Boeing-767-332ER-N172DN
accident date: 16-09-1995
type: Boeing 767-332ER
registration: N172DN

This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Hamburg-Fuhlsbüttel Airport to Atlanta-William B. Hartsfield International Airport, GA as the crow flies is 7276 km (4547 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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