Last updated: 01:39 PM ET, Thu July 16 2015

Delta Air Lines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Sea-Tac Airport

Impacting Travel | Donald Wood | July 16, 2015

Delta Air Lines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Sea-Tac Airport

A Delta Air Lines flight was forced to make an emergency landing Thursday morning in Seattle after the pilot reported trouble with one of the plane’s engines. is reporting that Delta Air Lines Flight 2469 from Anchorage, Alaska, to Atlanta, Georgia, was diverted to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport due to a light in the cockpit indicating an engine surge.

Delta Air Lines spokesperson Brian Kruse told that the pilot of the Boeing 767 shut down the engine suffering from the issue and was able to make the successful landing at around 2:45 a.m. local time. There was no fire immediately detected in the motor.

The plane made a safe landing at Sea-Tac airport, and the passengers were removed from the aircraft a short time later. There were no injuries reported.

The passengers on the flight were led into a waiting area by Delta customer service agents who, along with airport employees, provided the stranded customers with pillows and blankets while they waited for their eventual flight to Atlanta.

According to, the plane was taken to a Delta Air Lines maintenance hangar and was undergoing a thorough investigation to determine what caused the cockpit light to come on during the flight.

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