Delta Air Lines’ pictured Boeing 757-251 N543US suffered a hard landing as flight DL 414 on Sunday August 18 at Ponta Delgada, Azores Islands, Portugal.
The aircraft shows signs of severe fuselage buckling and is a possible insurance write off (WO).
Top Copyright Photo: Delta Air Lines Boeing 757-251 WL N543US (msn 26490) LAX (Michael B. Ing). Image: 947360.
Video: Landings at Ponta Delgada can be very challenging. Here is a video of a previous DL 757 landing at the airport:
A cockpit view of the approach: