Delta MD90 near Tulsa on Jul 9th 2016, contaminated cabin air injures 9 passengers

Last Update: July 10, 2016 / 13:33:18 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 9, 2016

Classification
Accident

Flight number
DL-1817

Aircraft Registration
N955DN

ICAO Type Designator
MD90

A Delta Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-90, registration N955DN performing flight DL-1817 from Atlanta,GA to Denver,CO (USA) with 152 passengers, was enroute at FL300 about 80nm north of Tulsa,OK when a 12 passengers reported feeling unwell prompting the crew to divert to Tulsa for a safe landing about 20 minutes later. Several medical units responded, 9 passengers needed medical treatment.

Tulsa Medical Services reported the passengers showed increased levels of carbon monoxide, 9 passengers were treated at the airport suffering from the same symptoms including nausea, their levels of carbon monoxide normalized after getting outside of the aircraft and breathing fresh air and they recovered. Only one passenger was taken to a hospital unrelated to the carbon monoxide issue. The cause of the carbon monoxide increased levels is under investigation.

A replacement MD-90 registration N939DN reached Denver with a delay of 8.5 hours.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground about 17 hours after landing.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N955DN
Country of Registration
United States
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Manufacturer
MCDONNELL DOUGLAS
Aircraft Model / Type
MD-90-30
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
MD90
Year of Manufacture
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Engine Count
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 9, 2016

Classification
Accident

Flight number
DL-1817

Aircraft Registration
N955DN

ICAO Type Designator
MD90

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