Delta Air Lines 767 bound for New York declares emergency

Image: RadarBox

A Delta Air Lines flight from Berlin to New York has declared an emergency and is now diverting to Amsterdam.

Delta flight DL93 Berlin – New York


Delta Air Lines flight DL93, a Boeing 767-300ER operating from Berlin to New York John F Kennedy Airport (JFK) has declared a general emergency, squawking 7700. The flight is currently initiating a diversion to Amsterdam (AMS).

Flight track of Delta flight DL93 to New York, showing diversion to Amsterdam.
Source: RadarBox.com

The flight had made a normal departure out of Berlin earlier this morning. Flight data from FradarBox.com shows a scheduled departure time of 10:20 CEST, with the flight actual time of departure showing as 10:44 CEST.

The aircraft climbed on track to FL320 (32,000 feet) before it declared the emergency and descended on a diversion to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS).

Flight track of Delta flight DL93 to New York, showing diversion to Amsterdam.
Source: RadarBox.com

The aircraft involved is Boeing 767-300ER, registered N182DN; a 30 year old aircraft belonging to the US carrier Delta Air Lines.

Weather at Amsterdam (AMS) for the flight’s arrival is VFR (visual) conditions. The nature of the emergency warranting the diversion has not yet been ascertained.

Flight track of Delta flight DL93 to New York, showing diversion to Amsterdam.
Source: RadarBox.com

Update 11:30 BST


Flight DL93 now landed at Amsterdam Schiphol. A report surfacing on social media indicates the aircraft was met by emergency tenders as she taxied to the stand.

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.

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By Len Varley - Assistant Editor 2 Min Read
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