Delta Airlines Plane Diverts to Colorado due to Hail Strike

Friday, August 12, 2016
By George Hatcher

250px-Delta_logo.svgDelta Airlines flight DL-1889 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Denver International Airport, Denver, Colorado, on August 7th.

The Airbus A320-200 en-route from Boston, Massachusetts, to Salt Lake City, Utah, was mid-air when it encountered severe turbulence due to hail and lightning.

The plane received damage to its radome, windshields and engines.

All 119 passengers and 5 crew members onboard remained unhurt.

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