Delta B712 at Charlotte on Mar 14th 2023, fuel leak

Last Update: March 14, 2023 / 17:34:56 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 14, 2023

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-2481

Aircraft Registration
N925AT

Aircraft Type
Boeing 717-200

ICAO Type Designator
B712

A Delta Airlines Boeing 717-200, registration N925AT performing flight DL-2481 from Charlotte,NC to Detroit,MI (USA), was departing runway 36C when tower observed a fuel loss from the aircraft. The aircraft climbed out, a massive fuel leak was observed from the right hand wing, stopped the climb at 4000 feet and returned to Charlotte for a safe landing on runway 36L while ATC cancelled approach clearances to runway 36L for all other approaches. The aircraft landed safely about 10 minutes after departure.

Runways 36C and 36L were closed following the occurrence, the FAA reported the airport was down to one runway only causing delays of up to 2 hours.

Related NOTAMs:
!CLT 03/198 CLT RWY 18C/36C CLSD 2303141344-2303141500
!CLT 03/199 CLT RWY 18R/36L CLSD 2303141352-2303141500
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N925AT
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
717-200
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B712
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
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Engine Type
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 14, 2023

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-2481

Aircraft Registration
N925AT

Aircraft Type
Boeing 717-200

ICAO Type Designator
B712

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