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Time:c. 08:00 UT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B763 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 767-332ER
Owner/operator:Delta Air Lines
Registration: N1611B
MSN: 30595/794
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 213
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:east of Japan -   Pacific Ocean
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Tokyo/Narita International Airport (NRT/RJAA), Japan
Destination airport:Seattle/Tacoma International Airport (SEA/KSEA), WA, USA
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Delta Air Lines' flight DAL/DL166 from Singapore/Changi (SIN/WSSS) to Seatle/Tacoma, USA via Tokyo/Narita, Japan suffered number 1 engine overheat while cruising at FL290 over Pacific ocean east of Japan in the second leg from Narita. The flight crew shut down the troubled engine, and returned to Narita with declaring emergency. A safe landing was carried out on runway 34L of Narita at 17:50 LT/08:50 UTC. No personal injuries were reported among 213 on board. The runway was temporally closed and 20 other commercial flights were forced to delay by this incident.


Other occurrences involving this aircraft

22 Nov 2007 N1611B Delta Air Lines 0 Nice Côte d'Azur Airport, Nice min
Bird strike.


Photo of N1611B courtesy

Amsterdam - Schiphol (EHAM / AMS)
15 June 2011; (c) Freek Blokzijl

Revision history:

15-Sep-2018 15:16 isamuel Added

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