Delta A359 near Cardiff on Jan 6th 2021, the seal at the door

Last Update: January 6, 2021 / 18:26:01 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 6, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-75

Aircraft Registration
N504DN

Aircraft Type
Airbus A350-900

ICAO Type Designator
A359

A Delta Airlines Airbus A350-900, registration N504DN performing flight DL-75 from Amsterdam (Netherlands) to Atlanta,GA (USA), was enroute at FL380 about 30nm northeast of Cardiff,WL (UK) when the crew decided to return to Amsterdam due to a door seal advising they preferred Amsterdam to burn off fuel. While the aircraft was on approach to Amsterdam ATC inquired about their "loose door", the crew reaffirmed it was not a loose door, just a door seal, everything was intact and no assistance was needed. The aircraft landed safely on Amsterdam's runway 06 about 50 minutes after the decision to return.

The aircraft remained on the ground in Amsterdam for about 90 minutes, then departed again and is currently enroute over the Atlantic Ocean.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 6, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-75

Aircraft Registration
N504DN

Aircraft Type
Airbus A350-900

ICAO Type Designator
A359

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