Saturday, December 26, 2009

Delta Air Lines Issues Statement on Northwest Flight 253

26 Dec 2009 01:54 Africa/Lagos

Delta Air Lines Issues Statement on Northwest Flight 253

ATLANTA, Dec. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) today issued a statement regarding the incident onboard Northwest Airlines Flight 253 bound for Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport from Amsterdam.

"Upon approach to Detroit, a passenger caused a disturbance onboard Northwest Airlines Flight 253. The passenger was subdued immediately and the crew requested that law enforcement meet the flight upon arrival. The flight, operated by Northwest using an Airbus 330-300 aircraft with 278 passengers onboard, landed safely. The passenger was taken into custody and questioned by law enforcement authorities. Delta is cooperating fully with authorities and additional questions should be directed to law enforcement officials who are leading the investigation."

Source: Delta Air Lines

CONTACT: Corporate Communications, Delta Air Lines, +1-404-715-2554

Web Site: Delta Air Lines

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