Delta MD88 near Orlando on Mar 9th 2013, smoke in cockpit

Last Update: March 10, 2013 / 16:05:50 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 9, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-2044

Aircraft Registration
N924DL

ICAO Type Designator
MD88

A Delta Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-88, registration N924DL performing flight DL-2044 from Miami,FL to New York La Guardia,NY (USA), ws enroute at FL330 about 140nm east of Orlando,FL (USA) when the crew reported smoke in the cockpit and decided to divert to Orlando. On approach to Orlando the crew advised they did have a smoke event however the smoke had dissipated and a normal landing would commence. The aircraft landed safely on Orlando's runway 35L about 30 minutes after leaving FL330.

The airline reported that smoke appeared in the cockpit when some anti-ice equipment was activated and dissipated when the system was turned off again.

A replacement MD-88 reached New York with a delay of 3:45 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 9, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-2044

Aircraft Registration
N924DL

ICAO Type Designator
MD88

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