Delta B752 near El Paso on May 3rd 2021, loss of cabin pressure

Last Update: May 4, 2021 / 16:41:35 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 3, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-628

Aircraft Registration
N696DL

Aircraft Type
Boeing 757-200

ICAO Type Designator
B752

A Delta Airlines Boeing 757-200, registration N696DL performing flight DL-628 from Salt Lake City,UT (USA) to Mexico City (Mexico) with 147 people on board, was enroute at FL390 about 120nm south of El Paso,TX (USA) already in Mexican Airspace, when the crew initiated an emergency descent to 10,000 feet due to the loss of cabin pressure. The aircraft turned around and diverted to El Paso for a safe landing on runway 22 about 35 minutes after leaving FL390.

A replacement Boeing 757-200 registration N540US reached Mexico City iwth a delay of 8.5 hours.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground in El Paso for about 8.5 hours, then positioned to Los Angeles,CA (USA) at maximum cruise level 280.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 3, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-628

Aircraft Registration
N696DL

Aircraft Type
Boeing 757-200

ICAO Type Designator
B752

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