Delta B764 near Bahamas on May 15th 2012, captain partially incapacitated

Last Update: May 17, 2012 / 20:48:42 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 15, 2012

Flight number
DL-120

Aircraft Registration
N827MH

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-400

ICAO Type Designator
B764

A Delta Airlines Boeing 767-400, registration N827MH performing flight DL-120 from Sao Paulo Guarulhos,SP (Brazil) to New York JFK,NY (USA), was enroute at FL340 near the Bahamas when the captain suffered symptoms of a heart attack and aware of his condition made the decision for his crew to divert to Miami,FL (USA). On approach to Miami the crew described the condition of the person with the medical emergency as "stable and requesting emergency services to meet the aircraft at the gate". The aircraft landed safely on runway 08R about 40 minutes later. The captain was taken to a hospital.

The aircraft was able to continue with a replacement crew after 5 hours on the ground and reached New York with a delay of 5:15 hours.
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 15, 2012

Flight number
DL-120

Aircraft Registration
N827MH

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-400

ICAO Type Designator
B764

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