On 10 February, a Delta Air Lines Boeing 717 (registered N998AT) operated domestic flight DL2231 between Pittsburgh and Atlanta, United States. Just before departure from Pittsburgh airport, however, the aircraft skidded off a taxiway.
The aircraft carried 77 passengers and crew members. Following pictures appeared on social media:
A Delta airplane still off the taxiway at Pittsburgh International after sliding off on Wednesday evening. The Boeing 717 was departing for Atlanta with 77 people on board when it “exited a taxiway” just prior to takeoff near a runway at about 6:30 p.m. pic.twitter.com/dQtNV4BNe0
— Andrew Rush (@andrewrush) February 11, 2021
— Ben Bearup (@TheAviationBeat) February 11, 2021
Delta Air Lines McDD/Boeing 717-200 (N998AT), exited taxiway "Foxtrot" while proceeding to take-off runway 10R at Pittsburgh Intl Airport (KPIT), PA, USA. All 77 on flight #DL2231 to Atlanta deplaned safely. @PITairport https://t.co/a5VOGbY1Dt pic.twitter.com/ihUMAJUimr
— JACDEC (@JacdecNew) February 11, 2021