Sparks Coming From the Landing Delta Airlines Boeing 717-200

Photo: Tomás Del Coro

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A Delta Airlines Boeing 717-200, performing flight from Seattle to Spokane (USA), reported sparks from the aircraft while landing.

  • Aircraft landed on Spokane’s runway 03 when the crew of another aircraft reported seeing sparks coming from the landing aircraft.
  • Tower immediately dispatched emergency services. The aircraft slowed without further incident and stopped on the runway.
  • The airport was closed for about 30 minutes until the secondary runway was ready for operation.
  • The airport’s main runway remained closed for about 90 minutes until the aircraft could be towed off the runway and a runway inspection was completed.