Engine Fire Aboard Delta Flight Forces Emergency Landing in New York
Tags: Boeing 767-300ER, Delta Air Lines, New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)
A Delta Air Lines jet carrying 200 passengers and crew returned to JFK Airport in New York due after experiencing an engine failure and reports that a wing was on fire.
Delta Flight 30, a Boeing 767-300ER enroute to Moscow from New York, experienced the difficulty shortly after taking off at 4:59pm local time. It proceeded to circle and dump fuel over central and southern Long Island and the Atlantic Ocean before safely landing at JFK about 50 minutes later.