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Last updated: 18 September 2021
Status:Definitief
Datum:zaterdag 14 oktober 1989
Tijd:14:19
Type:Silhouette image of generic B722 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 727-232
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Delta Air Lines
Registratie: N530DA
Constructienummer: 21813/1552
Bouwjaar: 1979-11-09 (9 years 11 months)
Aantal vlieguren:30173
Motoren: 3 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-15A
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 7
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 12
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 19
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Salt Lake City International Airport, UT (SLC) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Geparkeerd (STD)
Soort vlucht:Internationale lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Salt Lake City International Airport, UT (SLC/KSLC), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Edmonton International Airport, AB (YEG/CYEG), Canada
Beschrijving:
A muffled explosion was heard and flames were seen coming from the vent near seat 3D. The aircraft, being prepared for a flight to Edmonton, was evacuated as smoke filled the cabin. A mechanic had noted a low passenger oxygen generator control unit and replaced the oxygen generator cylinders. He then saw a white flash engulf the unit. Another 35 oxygen generator system leaks were found in Delta's fleet.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "A fire which started in the passenger oxygen system for undetermined reasons. Contributing to the accident was the failure of Delta Airlines to recognize, attend to and correct repeated leaks in the oxygen system."

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 250 days (8 months)
Accident number: DCA90MA002
Download report: Summary report

Bronnen:
» ICAO Adrep Summary 4/90 (#5)
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photo of Boeing-727-232-N530DA
accident date: 14-10-1989
type: Boeing 727-232
registration: N530DA
 

Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Salt Lake City International Airport, UT en Edmonton International Airport, AB bedraagt 1388 km (867 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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