Delta B763 near Buffalo on Jan 25th 2022, smell of smoke in cockpit

Last Update: January 26, 2022 / 17:19:59 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 25, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-439

Aircraft Registration
N185DN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

A Delta Airlines Boeing 767-300, registration N185DN performing flight DL-439 from New York JFK,NY to Los Angeles,CA (USA), was enroute at FL380 about 50nm east of Buffalo,NY (USA) when the crew decided to divert to Buffalo reporting smell of smoke in the cockpit. During the approach the crew advised, there was no smoke or fumes around, they would clear the runway and taxi to the apron. The aircraft landed safely on runway 23 about 20 minutes after leaving FL380, vacated the runway and stopped on the taxiway for an inspection by emergency services. The aircraft subsequently taxied to the apron.

The aircraft remained on the ground in Buffalo for 18 hours, then continued the flight to Los Angeles.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N185DN
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
767-332
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B763
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
Engine Type
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 25, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-439

Aircraft Registration
N185DN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

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