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Delta FLT 18 Diverted, July 04th.  
User currently offlinespeedbird203 From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2006, 308 posts, RR: 2
Posted (3 years 7 months 3 days ago) and read 4343 times:

Hey guys,

I haven't seen this discussed but i was just checking through the track log for delta flight 18 and i see on July 4th it diverted to JFK.

Does anyone know the possible reason to this?

Thanks!  http://uk.flightaware.com/live/fligh...8/history/20120704/0220Z/KDTW/EGLL

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User currently offlinedavid21487 From United States of America, joined Oct 2006, 232 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (3 years 7 months 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 4247 times:


It was scheduled to leave DTW at 10:20pm on the 3rd but was initially delayed due to an issue with the number 2 engine. It ended up leaving at 1:42am on the 4th and subsequently diverted to JFK because of a different issue with an airspeed indicator. There was an equipment change and the crew was replaced. The flight left JFK at 7:56am and arrived in LHR about 9 hours late.

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User currently offlineSeptember11 From United States of America, joined May 2004, 3623 posts, RR: 19
Reply 2, posted (3 years 7 months 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 4188 times:

Quoting david21487 (Reply 1):

Unbelievable turn of events on this flight. 9 hours delay is long.

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User currently offlinespeedbird203 From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2006, 308 posts, RR: 2
Reply 3, posted (3 years 7 months 14 hours ago) and read 4149 times:

Thanks for the info!

What a nightmare for that flight, wow.

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