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Northwest Airlines Inc.

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Northwest Airlines has merged with Delta Airlines.

Safety Record, 2002-2009

Onboard fatalities0
Accidents23
Other reported incidents8
Accidents resulting in serious onboard injury11
Serious accidents per billion passenger miles0.02
Serious accidents are those that resulted in at least one serious onboard injury.
Source: Investigative Reporting Workshop analysis of BTS annual traffic statistics, NTSB accident data

June 2009 Traffic Summary

Departures32,437
Passengers4,144,860
Average Seats150.6
Source: Investigative Reporting Workshop analysis of Bureau of Transportation Statistics T100 domestic carriers systemwide segment database

Incident/Accident History

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TypeLocationDateFatalitiesSerious injuries
Accident Minneapolis, Minn.
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Nov. 28, 2002 0 1
Accident Flushing, N.Y.
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Jan. 19, 2003 0 1
Accident Indianapolis, Ind.
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Jan. 24, 2002 0 1
Accident int'l waters
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March 22, 2002 0 1
Accident Reno, Nev.
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April 15, 2002 0 1
Accident Minneapolis, Minn.
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June 3, 2002 0 0
Accident Baltimore, Md.
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Sept. 9, 2002 0 0
Accident Minneapolis, Minn.
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Sept. 22, 2002 0 0
Incident Anchorage, Alaska
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Oct. 9, 2002 0 0
Incident Osaka
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July 29, 2004 0 0
Accident Wadsworth, Ohio
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July 22, 2003 0 1
Accident Norfolk, Va.
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Sept. 12, 2003 1 0
Incident Anchorage, Alaska
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May 31, 2004 0 0
Incident Manchester, N.H.
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June 30, 2004 0 0
Accident Scottsbluff, Neb.
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June 10, 2005 0 1
Accident Portland, Ore.
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Aug. 29, 2005 0 0
Accident Agana, Guam
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Aug. 19, 2005 0 0
Accident Minneapolis, Minn.
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May 10, 2005 0 1
Accident Minneapolis, Minn.
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May 10, 2005 0 1
Accident Syracuse, N.Y.
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May 18, 2007 0 0
Accident Denver , Colo.
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June 3, 2007 0 1
Incident Los Angeles, Calif.
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Aug. 16, 2007 0 0
Incident Fargo, N.D.
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Oct. 20, 2007 0 0
Accident Honolulu, Hawaii
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Dec. 25, 2007 0 1
Accident Detroit, Mich.
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Jan. 9, 2008 0 0
Incident Seattle, Wash.
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July 2, 2008 0 0
Accident Madison, Wis.
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Dec. 3, 2008 0 0
Accident Seattle, Wash.
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Dec. 28, 2008 0 0
Accident Tokyo
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Feb. 20, 2009 0 1
Accident Denver, Colo.
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May 4, 2009 0 0
Incident Minneapolis, Minn.
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Oct. 21, 2009 0 0
Source: National Transportation Safety Board accident database system (ADMS2000), last updated Jan 1, 2010