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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 231859
Last updated: 25 September 2021
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Time:09:24 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B752 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 757-232 (WL)
Owner/operator:Delta Air Lines
Registration: N687DL
MSN: 27586/800
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Mexico City-Benito Juárez International Airport (MEX/MMMX) -   Mexico
Phase: Pushback / towing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Mexico City-Benito Juárez International Airport (MEX/MMMX)
Destination airport:New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK/KJFK)
Reports on Twitter suggest that the left-hand overwing emergency exit of Delta Air Lines flight DL8817 was opened after flames or smoke was visible during engine start-up. The aircraft had just been pushed back from the gate at Mexico City International Airport.
It is unclear if this was a passenger- or crew-initiated action. Preliminary information suggests that no evacuation was carried out. The aircraft was towed back to the gate 30 minutes later.


Other occurrences involving this aircraft

10 Jan 2014 N687DL Delta Air Lines Inc 0 Atlanta, GA non
19 Jul 2019 N687DL Delta Air Lines 0 Boston Logan International Airport (BOS), MA unk



Photo of N687DL courtesy

Las Vegas - McCarran International (KLAS / LAS)
19 November 2016; (c) Danny Grew

Revision history:

01-Jan-2020 20:13 harro Added
01-Jan-2020 20:15 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Embed code, Narrative]
01-Jan-2020 20:19 harro Updated [Source, Narrative]
01-Jan-2020 20:20 harro Updated [Location]
02-Jan-2020 19:44 Anon. Updated [Narrative]

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