Saturday, March 17, 2018

Delta Air Lines, Airbus A321-200, N315DN: Accident occurred June 23, 2017 at Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (KATL), Atlanta, Georgia

The National Transportation Safety Board did not travel to the scene of this accident.

Additional Participating Entity:
Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Atlanta, Georgia

Aviation Accident Preliminary Report - National Transportation Safety Board:

Location: Atlanta, GA
Accident Number: DCA17LA145
Date & Time: 06/23/2017, 1338 EDT
Registration: N315DN
Aircraft: AIRBUS A321 211
Injuries: N/A
Flight Conducted Under: Part 121: Air Carrier - Scheduled 

On June 23, 2017, about 1338 eastern daylight time, Delta Airlines flight 800, an Airbus 321-200, N315DN, experienced a tail strike while landing on runway 26R at Hartsfield International Airport (KATL), Atlanta, Georgia. There were no injuries to the passengers or crew and the airplane received substantial damage. The flight was operating under 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 121 as a domestic passenger flight from Boston International Airport (KBOS), Boston, Massachusetts. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time of the landing. 

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Manufacturer: AIRBUS
Registration: N315DN
Model/Series: A321 211 211
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Amateur Built: No
Operator: Delta Air Lines
Operating Certificate(s) Held: Flag carrier (121)
Operator Does Business As:
Operator Designator Code: DALA

Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

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Type of Flight Plan Filed: IFR
Departure Point: Boston, MA (BOS)
Destination: Atlanta, GA (ATL)

Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: N/A
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Passenger Injuries: N/A
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries: N/A
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: N/A
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