Delta A333 at Athens on Sep 26th 2021, brakes problem

Last Update: September 26, 2021 / 13:21:46 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 26, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-148

Destination
Athens, Greece

Aircraft Registration
N826NW

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

A Delta Airlines Airbus A330-300, registration N826NW performing flight DL-148 from Atlanta,GA (USA) to Athens (Greece) with 248 people on board, was descending from FL410 towards Athens when the crew reported a brakes overheat indication. Athens Airport called all available emergency services to deploy to the runway, while the aircraft entered a hold at FL120 to work the checklists and prepare for the emergency landing. The aircraft finally landed on Athens' runway 03R at a normal speed and slowed safely.

Passengers reported they were told there was a problem, however, were not told what problem.

The airport said the aircraft landed without brakes.

Greek media report the aircraft sustained severe damage to brakes and hydraulic systems.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for 3 hours, then departed for the return flight.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 26, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-148

Destination
Athens, Greece

Aircraft Registration
N826NW

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

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