Delta B752 near Denver on Mar 28th 2022, loss of cabin pressure

Last Update: March 30, 2022 / 17:27:43 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 28, 2022

Classification
Accident

Flight number
DL-339

Aircraft Registration
N686DA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 757-200

ICAO Type Designator
B752

A Delta Airlines Boeing 757-200, registration N686DA performing flight DL-339 from Atlanta,GA to Seattle,WA (USA) with 185 passengers and 7 crew, was enroute at FL280 about 310nm eastsoutheast of Denver,CO (USA) when the crew initiated an emergency descent (average sink rate 4500 fpm), the passenger oxygen masks deployed. The aircraft subsequently diverted to Denver for a safe landing on runway 35L about one hour after leaving FL280. Six passenger requested medical assistance, two of them were taken to a hospital, 4 of them were checked at the airport.

The airline reported a depressurization event, the passenger oxygen masks deployed. The crew descended the aircraft to 10,000 feet and diverted to Denver.

A replacement Boeing 737-900 registration N876DN reached Seattle with a delay of 4:45 hours.

The aircraft was subsequently seen with the engine access doors open on both engines.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Denver about 40 hours after landing.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N686DA
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
757-232
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B752
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
Engine Type
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Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 28, 2022

Classification
Accident

Flight number
DL-339

Aircraft Registration
N686DA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 757-200

ICAO Type Designator
B752

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