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Last updated: 27 September 2021
Datum:dinsdag 9 augustus 2016
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-832 (WL)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Delta Air Lines
Registratie: N3762Y
Constructienummer: 30817/968
Bouwjaar: 2001-09-26 (14 years 11 months)
Aantal vlieguren:49267
Motoren: 2 CFMI CFM56-7B26
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 6
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 160
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 166
Schade: Groot
Gevolgen: Repaired
Plaats:New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Geparkeerd (STD)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK/KJFK), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Salt Lake City International Airport, UT (SLC/KSLC), Verenigde Staten
Delta Air Lines flight 442, a Boeing 737-800, was struck by a catering truck while parked at the gate during passenger boarding at New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport. The impact resulted in substantial damage to the lower left fuselage of the airplane. The were no injuries to the six crewmembers, 160 passengers, or two ground service personnel.
The ground crew reported that the truck had problems with the handbrake and jumped the chock, impacting the airplane.

The aircraft was repaired at JFK and returned to service on August 18, 2016.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Inadvertent collision by ground service vehicle."



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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 New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY en Salt Lake City International Airport, UT bedraagt 3172 km (1982 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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