Delta Airlines Plane Diverts and Makes Emergency Landing in Washington

Sunday, March 20, 2016
By George Hatcher

250px-Delta_logo.svgDelta Airlines flight DL-151 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Washington Dulles International Airport, Washington, DC, on March 17.

The McDonnell Douglas-88, en-route from Washington to Atlanta, Georgia, was climbing out of Washington when the crew reported smoke in the aircraft, prompting it to divert.

The plane landed uneventfully.

All 153 people on board remained unhurt.

The passengers were accommodated in a replacement plane.

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