Delta Flight 2599 of the Nashville International Airport (BNA) was forced to return after experiencing an “engine problem” in the air, Delta confirmed.
Residents of a Nashville neighborhood are worried after a overhead Delta flight allegedly rained debris down on cars during a forced landing.
Delta Flight 2599 to the left of the Nashville International Airport (BNA) for 4 hours on Wednesday, but was forced to return after experiencing an “engine problem” in the air, Delta confirmed.
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The plane and the 149 passengers landed safely back at the BNA, but not before the dumping of debris over the car park of a hose to deliver the goods in Donelson, the residents say.
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“There were businesses in the street that also had shrapnel, had busted windows,” Kerry Walters, an employee with Nashville Rubber Gasket, told WSMV. “It is very concerning that surfaces may not be inspected and the manner in which they should be for takeoff.”
Walters claims of her car, and the cars of a few colleagues were dinged by the rubble, saying, “looks almost like hail.”
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A spokesman of the BNA admitted the debris was a result of the emergency landing, according to WSMV. Both the Airport police and the Nashville Metro Police helped to clear the debris.
Delta is reportedly investigating the incident and a spokesman said the airline has apologized to passengers.
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“Safety is always our highest priority and we apologize to our customers for the inconvenience,” the airline said in a statement to WSMV.