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Last updated: 27 September 2021
Status:Voorlopig - officieel
Datum:woensdag 18 april 2018
Tijd:18:09
Type:Silhouette image of generic A333 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A330-302
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Delta Air Lines
Registratie: N806NW
Constructienummer: 578
Bouwjaar: 2004-02-10 (14 years 2 months)
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney PW4168A
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 288
Schade: Groot
Gevolgen: Repaired
Plaats:Atlanta-William B. Hartsfield International Airport, GA (ATL) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Internationale lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Atlanta-William B. Hartsfield International Airport, GA (ATL/KATL), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:London-Heathrow Airport (LHR/EGLL), Verenigd Koninkrijk
Vluchtnummer:DL30
Beschrijving:
Delta Air Lines flight 30, an Airbus A330-300, experienced a no. 2 engine fire during initial climb from Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, Georgia, USA.
The aircraft, an Airbus A330-323, had taken off from runway 26L at en route to London, U.K. The flight crew reported a no. 2 engine fire electronic centralized aircraft monitor (ECAM) indication at about 500 feet AGL, declared an emergency, shutdown the no. 2 engine, discharged both fire bottles, and initiated an air turn back to the departure airport. During the return the fire warning indication cleared, and the airplane made an uneventful overweight single engine landing on runway 27R at 18:34.
After landing, airport rescue and firefighting (ARFF) crews met the airplane on the runway and observed smoke and flames emanating from the no. 2 engine. ARFF sprayed the engine with fire retardant foam and extinguished the fire. The airplane was towed to the gate and the passengers disembarked. There were no injuries to the passengers or crew and the airplane sustained substantial damage.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation ongoing
Accident number: DCA18LA163

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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 Atlanta-William B. Hartsfield International Airport, GA en London-Heathrow Airport bedraagt 6716 km (4197 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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