Delta Airlines flight bound for Amsterdam is diverted to Manchester over reports of ‘smoke in the cabin’
Delta Airlines flight DL138 was diverted into the Manchester hub on its way from Detroit on Sunday afternoon
A flight bound for Amsterdam has been diverted to Manchester Airport over reports of smoke in the cabin.
Delta Airlines flight DL138 was diverted into the hub on its way from Detroit on Sunday afternoon.
The Boeing 767-432 was met by fire crews.
After a short wait on the tarmac, the aircraft was able to take-off and continue to the Netherlands.
It’s understood the alert from the captain had been the ‘lowest’ possible and fire crews had met the flight as a precaution.
A Delta spokeswoman said: “On September 25 enroute from Detroit to Amsterdam diverted to Manchester due to smoke in the cabin.
“The aircraft landed safely and Delta’s maintenance team quickly found the source and the aircraft was cleared to continue its journey. The flight arrived in Amsterdam at 2.55pm. The safety of passengers and crew is Delta’s number one priority.”