ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 152429
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Narrative:N708DN operating flight DL201 from Johannesburg to Atlanta suffered unspecified engine problems in the starboard engine approximately 5 hours into the flight over the South Atlantic and was forced to dump fuel and make a precautionary landing on the island of Ascension.
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Aircraft damage:|| Unknown|
|Location:||South Atlantic Ocean -
|Phase:|| En route|
|Nature:||Passenger - Scheduled|
|Departure airport:||Johannesburg International Airport (JNB/FAJS)|
|Confidence Rating:|| Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources|
In addition while on the ground at Wideawake airfield Ascension an inbound HiFly Airbus from RAF Brize Norton was involved in a minor wingtip collision with the Delta 777 on the parking apron. The HiFly Airbus A330 CS-TQP operating HFY8220 was able to continue with its Falklands Airbrige flight to PJOB Mount Pleasant after a short delay for damage checks.
The stranded Delta passengers were picked up by a replacement aircraft, while a replacement engine was bought in by 747.
Beeld newspaper http://www.beeld.com/Suid-Afrika/Nuus/Boeing-noodlanding-SA-man-vertel-20130110
Delta Airlines South Africa http://www.the-islander.org.ac/art_10511.html https://www.libhomeradar.org/databasequery/details.php?page=0&qid=18945110&sid=5336358359
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