Delta Airlines Boeing 767-300, registration N177DN Flight DL-33 from Paris Charles de Gaulle (France) to Seattle,WA (USA), was enroute at Flight level 32000ft about 50nm north of London Heathrow (UK) when the crew decided to divert to Heathrow Airport having reported 'a burning smell of plastics' on board. The aircraft landed without incident on Heathrow's runway 27L some 25 minutes later.
A replacement Boeing 767-300 registration N176DZ estimated to reach Seattle with a delay of 4 hours.
Source: CNS, Aeroinside.com
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