Accident Boeing 767-332ER (WL) N189DN, Monday 24 July 2023
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Date:Monday 24 July 2023
Time:11:00 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic B763 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 767-332ER (WL)
Owner/operator:Delta Air Lines
Registration: N189DN
MSN: 25990/646
Year of manufacture:1997
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:W of Milan -   Italy
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Milano-Malpensa Airport (MXP/LIMC)
Destination airport:New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK/KJFK)
Investigating agency: ANSV
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Delta Air Lines flight DL185, a Boeing 767-332ER, encountered a hailstorm while on climbout after departure from Milan, Italy.
The flight diverted to Rome-Fiumicino Airport (FCO), were it landed safely at 11:55 UTC, 65 minutes after takeoff.
Photographs of the aircraft show a hole in the nose radome with associated hail damage; damage to the wing leading edges; and damage to at least one of the aircraft engines' spinner.

Weather at the Milano-Malpensa Airport around the incident time:
LIMC 241120Z 02011KT 7000 TSRA SCT025CB OVC060 21/19 Q1010 NOSIG
LIMC 241050Z 01010KT 9999 FEW025CB SCT030 BKN065 22/20 Q1012 TEMPO TSRA


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Revision history:

24-Jul-2023 16:45 harro Added
24-Jul-2023 16:47 harro Updated
24-Jul-2023 18:34 Updated
24-Jul-2023 19:49 Anon Updated
08-Aug-2023 09:48 harro Updated
27-Apr-2024 12:58 ASN Updated

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