A Atlas Air Boeing 767 operating for Amazon Prime Air operating a flight between Manchester, New Hampshire and Fort Worth has declared an emergency and has diverted to Cincinnati.
Atlas Air 767 Manchester-Fort Worth Emergency in Cincinnati…
Atlas Air flight 5Y3738 is a flight between Manchester, New Hampshire and Fort Worth air base in Texas, with the affected rotation diverting to Cincinnati being operated by N1361A.
As per data from Planespotters.net, N1361A is a 28.9 year old Boeing 767-300 that started out life with Asiana Airlines back in March 1995 as HL7249.
Throughout the years, the jet has passed through the likes of Southern Winds, LAN & LATAM, before being handed over to Atlas Air where the aircraft is being operated by them for Amazon Prime Air.
Atlas Air flight 5Y3738 departed Manchester, New Hampshire at 0946 local time this morning and proceeded in a westerly direction towards Fort Worth.
Upon reaching the border between Indiana and Illinois, the aircraft took a de-tour east in the direction of Cincinnati, whilst declaring an emergency.
When the crew onboard 5Y3738 reached the base leg portion, the aircraft made a singular hold at around 2,500 feet, whilst getting themselves ready for the emergency landing.
5Y3738 landed safely into Cincinnati at 1709 UK time. There is no indication into the cause of this emergency at this present time.
Therefore, this remains a developing story. As soon as we have more information pertinent to this emergency, then we will update the article accordingly.
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