The flight DL85 is operated by Delta Boeing 767. The US carrier operates twice-daily flights and some other codeshare flights between CDG and ATL.
Delta Paris to Atlanta Flight Emergency
On social media platform X (formerly known as Twitter), the user Shauns Aviation shared the details about the incident. He wrote,
DAL85 has informed Shannon ATC that they will be landing Heavy into Dublin. This means fire vehicles will go mobile for the landing. The estimated arrival time is approximately 1930L.
RESCUE 2, 3, 5 & 26 are mobile. This is a medical diversion. Aircraft will taxi to stand as long as it lands safely. The aircraft has landed safely! A portion of the rescue vehicles will follow the aircraft to stand.
Now, let us establish a flight timeline with the help of flightradar24,
Delta flight DL85 took off from Paris CDG at 2:22 PM UTC. After being airborne for almost two hours, the flight reported medical issues and decided to make an emergency landing at DUB.
The flight with 238 occupants landed safely at DUB around 6:29 PM UTC.
The aircraft involved in the incident is a Boeing 767-400ER, registered as N840MH. Further, it is a 22.6-year-old aircraft and is powered by a GE Engine.
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