Delta B763 over Atlantic on May 23rd 2019, problems with oxygen

Last Update: May 23, 2019 / 21:40:51 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 23, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-51

Aircraft Registration
N187DN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

A Delta Airlines Boeing 767-300, registration N187DN performing flight DL-51 from London Heathrow,EN (UK) to Salt Lake City,UT (USA), was enroute at FL340 over the Atlantic Ocean about 370nm southwest of Keflavik (Iceland), when the crew initiated an emergency descent to FL100 due to problems with the oxygen supply. The aircraft turned around and diverted to Keflavik for a safe landing about 70 minutes later.

The aircraft remained on the ground for about 2 hours, then continued the journey and reached Salt Lake City with a delay of about 3 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 23, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-51

Aircraft Registration
N187DN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

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