Delta B712 near Buffalo on Nov 5th 2017, loss of cabin pressure

Last Update: November 5, 2017 / 19:52:53 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 5, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-878

Aircraft Registration
N608AT

Aircraft Type
Boeing 717-200

ICAO Type Designator
B712

A Delta Airlines Boeing 717-200, registration N608AT performing flight DL-878 from Hartford,CT to Minneapolis,MN (USA) with 95 people on board, was enroute at FL320 about 100nm east of Buffalo,NY (USA) when the crew initiated an emergency descent due to the loss of cabin pressure. The aircraft descended rapidly to 5000 feet MSL and diverted to Buffalo for a safe landing about 35 minutes later.

Buffalo's airport authority reported the aircraft diverted due to the loss of cabin pressure.

A replacement Boeing 717-200 registration N939AT was dispatched from Detroit,MI (USA) to Buffalo and is about to resume the flight.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 5, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-878

Aircraft Registration
N608AT

Aircraft Type
Boeing 717-200

ICAO Type Designator
B712

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