The pilot of Delta Air Lines Flight 405 from Paris, France, reported a loud noise as the plane approached Boston Logan International Airport around noon, according to the FAA. Workers discovered that the right rear slide was missing after the plane had landed safely.
Aircraft equipment falls from plane, lands in Milton residents yard
Milton police later alerted the FAA that the slide had been found in a residents backyard. No injuries or damage to the property were reported, officials said.
Video: Planes evacuation slide falls off midflight, lands in Milton yard
Delta is investigating an inflatable over-wing slide that was retrieved following an aircrafts landing into Bostons Logan Airport, the statement said. The flight landed without incident and taxied to the gate under its own power.
About a decade ago, a North Carolina teenager was found dead in Milton after evidently falling from the wheel well of a plane, where police believe he hid as a stow away.
MILTON (CBS) — The FAA is investigating after an inflatable slide from a Delta Airlines flight fell from the sky and into a backyard in Milton.
Delta told WBZ-TV the slide fell from a plane that was coming from Paris and landing at Logan Airport.
No one on the ground was injured and the plane landed fine. Police were called and Delta maintenance crews retrieved the slide.
The F.A.A. said, in part: “The pilot of Delta Air Lines Flight 405, a Boeing 767, reported a loud noise as the aircraft was on approach to Boston Logan International Airport shortly before noon today. Workers inspected the aircraft after landing and discovered that the right rear evacuation slide was missing.”