Delta Air Lines Flight 89
|Date||January 14, 2020|
|Summary||Compressor stall, subsequent fuel jettison|
|Site||South Los Angeles, California, United States|
|Aircraft type||Boeing 777-232ER|
|Operator||Delta Air Lines|
|IATA flight No.||DL89|
|ICAO flight No.||DAL89|
|Call sign||DELTA 89|
|Flight origin||Los Angeles International Airport|
|Destination||Shanghai Pudong International Airport|
Delta Air Lines Flight 89 was a planned flight from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG). On January 14, 2020, the Boeing 777-232ER (registered N860DA) had engine problems after taking off. While returning to the airport, the plane dumped fuel over homes and schools. This made 56 people injured.
Aircraft[change | change source]
Flight[change | change source]
On January 14, 2020, the aircraft took off at 11:32 a.m. After a few minutes, the pilots told air traffic control they had a compressor stall in their right engine. The pilots said they did not need to dump fuel.
Afterward[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- Bogel-Burroughs, Nicholas; Lyons, Patrick J. (January 15, 2020). "Delta Airplane Dumps Jet Fuel on Los Angeles Schools". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved January 15, 2020.
- "Tracking Delta Flight 89's path before it dumped fuel on an elementary school". Los Angeles Times. January 14, 2020. Retrieved January 15, 2020.
- Dazio, Stefanie (January 15, 2020). "FAA investigating Delta jet fuel-dumping on schoolkids". CTV News. CTV Television Network. Associated Press. Retrieved January 15, 2020.
- "Elementary school kids doused as jet dumps fuel before emergency landing". Los Angeles Times. 2020-01-14. Retrieved 2020-01-27.
- "Flight history for aircraft - N860DA". Flightradar24. Flightradar24. Retrieved 2020-01-24.