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Status: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Date:Saturday 6 August 2022
Time:21:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic B752 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 757-251 (WL)
Operator:Delta Air Lines
Registration: N540US
MSN: 26487/701
First flight: 1996-04-02 (26 years 4 months)
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney PW2037
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 203
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, GA (ATL) (   United States of America)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Fort Lauderdale International Airport, FL (FLL/KFLL), United States of America
Destination airport:Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, GA (ATL/KATL), United States of America
Flightnumber:DL1696
Narrative:
Delta Air Lines flight 1696, a Boeing 757-251, suffered a tailstrike during a go-around from runway 09R at Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, GA (ATL).
The aircraft circled and landed safely 10 minutes later.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation ongoing
Accident number: DCA22LA178
Language: 

Classification:
Tailstrike
Runway mishap

Sources:
» FAA
» NTSB

METAR Weather report:
00:52 UTC / 20:52 local time:
KATL 070052Z 32003KT 10SM TS FEW045CB SCT065 SCT080 SCT170 BKN250 29/22 A3020 RMK AO2 SLP216 CONS LTGICCG N-NE AND E TS N-NE AND E MOV STNRY TCU DSNT SE-SW T02940217

02:19 UTC / 21:19 local time:
KATL 070219Z 12009KT 10SM -TSRA SCT009 BKN046CB BKN080 BKN250 23/21 A3029 RMK AO2 PK WND 08026/0201 LTG DSNT NE-S PRESRR FRQ LTGICCG OHD AND ALQDS TS OHD AND ALQDS MOV STNRY CB


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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 Fort Lauderdale International Airport, FL to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, GA as the crow flies is 931 km (582 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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