Delta MD-88 Lands in Show of Sparks

Thursday, January 20, 2011
By George Hatcher

What: Delta Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-88en route from Atlanta,GA to Little Rock, AR
Where: Little Rock
When: Jan 19, 2011
Who: 78 people on board,
Why: On approach to Little Rock, the plane suffered an unsafe gear indication due to a hydraulics problem, and performed a go round for visual confirmation.

The approach was aborted until the gear could be manually extended. Then the plane landed safely with emergency services on standby. No injuries were reported and passengers left the plane singing the captain’s praises.

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