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Last updated: 16 September 2021
Status:Offizieller Zwischenbericht
Datum:Freitag 23 Juni 2017
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic A321 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A321-211 (WL)
Fluggesellschaft:Delta Air Lines
Kennzeichen: N315DN
Werknummer: 7436
Baujahr: 2016-11-29 (7 months)
Triebwerk: 2 CFMI CFM56-5B3/3
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Repaired
Unfallort:Atlanta-William B. Hartsfield International Airport, GA (ATL) (   USA)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Boston-Logan International Airport, MA (BOS/KBOS), USA
Flug nach:Atlanta-William B. Hartsfield International Airport, GA (ATL/KATL), USA
Delta Airlines flight 800 from Boston-Logan International Airport, sustained substantial damage in a tail strike during landing at Atlanta-William B. Hartsfield International Airport.
The accident happened during landing on runway 26R. The aircraft taxied to the gate normally.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation ongoing
Accident number: DCA17LA145

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METAR Weather report:
16:52 UTC / 12:52 local time:
KATL 231652Z 24011G21KT 10SM SCT035 SCT100 BKN150 BKN250 29/21 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP150 T02940211

17:52 UTC / 13:52 local time:
KATL 231752Z 19019G24KT 10SM FEW040 SCT090 BKN250 29/21 A2999 RMK AO2 SLP143 T02940206 10300 20233 58014


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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 Boston-Logan International Airport, MA to Atlanta-William B. Hartsfield International Airport, GA as the crow flies is 1511 km (944 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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