Delta B712 at Spokane on Dec 31st 2018, sparks from aircraft observed on landing

Last Update: January 1, 2019 / 16:06:39 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 31, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-871

Aircraft Registration
N922AT

Aircraft Type
Boeing 717-200

ICAO Type Designator
B712

A Delta Airlines Boeing 717-200, registration N922AT performing flight DL-871 from Seattle,WA to Spokane,WA (USA), landed on Spokane's runway 03 when the crew of another aircraft reported seeing sparks coming from the landing aircraft. Tower immediately dispatched emergency services. The aircraft slowed without further incident and stopped on the runway.

The airport was closed for about 30 minutes until the secondary runway was ready for operation. The airport's main runway remained closed for about 90 minutes until the aircraft could be towed off the runway and a runway inspection was completed.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground about 11.5 hours after landing.

Related NOTAMs:
!GEG 01/001 GEG AD AP CLSD 1901010505-1901010600EST
!GEG 01/002 GEG RWY 03/21 CLSD 1901010526-1901010600EST
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 31, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-871

Aircraft Registration
N922AT

Aircraft Type
Boeing 717-200

ICAO Type Designator
B712

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