Delta Flight Denver-Minneapolis Declares Emergency

Delta Flight Denver-Minneapolis Declares Emergency
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In the last few moments, a Delta flight between Denver and Minneapolis has declared an emergency.

N888DU is the Boeing 737-900ER operating DL1736 between the two cities.

Further updates below…

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Live Updates: DL1736 Denver-Minneapolis…


Delta Flight Denver-Minneapolis Declares Emergency
Data provided by RadarBox.com.
4 weeks ago30/03/24

Welcome!

Welcome to the live coverage. This will begin shortly.

4 weeks ago30/03/24

Cruising at 10,900 feet…

Delta flight DL1736 from Denver to Minneapolis is cruising at 10,900 feet currently following the emergency declaration. It is unclear what the cause is at this time.

4 weeks ago30/03/24

About N888DU…

N888DU, the aircraft operating this flight, is a 6.3 year old Boeing 737-900ER that was delivered to Delta Air Lines back in December 2017.

Of the 737-900ER variant, DL currently has 163 of them in the fleet, of which all but one are in active service.

4 weeks ago30/03/24

Continuing to Minneapolis?

No diversion airfield has been listed yet as DL1736 is expected to arrive into Minneapolis from Denver in the next 10-30 minutes.

4 weeks ago30/03/24

ADS-B Data Shows Steady Descent…

Delta Flight Denver-Minneapolis Declares Emergency

ADS-B data from RadarBox shows that DL1736 descended from FL350 to 10,900 feet in around 15 minutes, which is around 3,200 feet per minute give or take.

4 weeks ago30/03/24

Edging Closer to MSP…

DL1736 from Denver is edging closer to Minneapolis, and is expected to continue to it’s destination as planned. Still unclear what the nature of the emergency is currently.

4 weeks ago30/03/24

DL1736 Continues It’s Descent…

Delta Flight Denver-Minneapolis Declares Emergency

DL1736 has started it’s final descent into MSP, with an emergency landing not far away.

4 weeks ago30/03/24

On Base Leg…

Delta Flight Denver-Minneapolis Declares Emergency

Delta flight DL1736 from Denver, is now on base leg to MSP. Emergency landing expected imminently.

4 weeks ago30/03/24

Emergency Crews On Standby…

Courtesy of LiveATC, it is understood emergency crews are on standby for the arrival of DL1736.

4 weeks ago30/03/24

On Finals…

Delta Flight Denver-Minneapolis Declares Emergency

DL1736 is now on finals for Minneapolis.

4 weeks ago30/03/24

TOUCHDOWN!

TOUCHDOWN! Delta flight DL1736 from Denver has appeared to have safely touched down into Minneapolis following it’s emergency declaration around 30 or so minutes ago.

4 weeks ago30/03/24

End of Coverage!

That brings an end to our coverage. As soon as we have more information pertinent to the cause of the emergency, we will update you accordingly.

4 weeks ago30/03/24

Cracked Windshield Was The Cause…

Courtesy of @FlightEmergency on X, the cause of the emergency involving DL1736 was due to a cracked windshield on the aircraft.

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