Safety Report – 08/24/2009

Date: 08/21/2009 23:46
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Aircraft Type: Boeing 757-223 Registration: N663AM
Operator: American Airlines
Phase: Cruise
Level of Damage: Minor
Injuries & Fatalities: None
Description: The flight declared an emergency due to a right wing structural issue. The flight diverted to LAX and landed without incident. Post flight inspection revealed 5 FT of right wing trailing edge slat damaged.

Source: FAA
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