Delta B739 at New York on Apr 17th 2021, airspeed and altitude indication problems

Last Update: April 19, 2021 / 22:01:04 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 17, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-1855

Aircraft Registration
N904DN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-900

ICAO Type Designator
B739

A Delta Airlines Boeing 737-900, registration N904DN performing flight DL-1855 from N904DN from New York JFK,NY (USA) to Santiago (Dominican Republic), was climbing out of New York when the crew stopped the climb at FL230 advising ATC they had an issue with one of their airspeed and altitude indicators. The crew continued along their departure route maintaining FL230 while working the checklists, then decided to return to JFK. The aircraft landed safely on runway 31L about 50 minutes after departure.

A replacement Boeing 737-900 registration N894DN reached Santiago with a delay of 3:20 hours.

The occurrence aircraft returned to service after about 16 hours on the ground in New York.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 17, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-1855

Aircraft Registration
N904DN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-900

ICAO Type Designator
B739

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