UPS A306 at Springfield on Aug 1st 2017, bird strike

Last Update: August 3, 2017 / 15:50:58 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 1, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
UPS

Aircraft Registration
N172UP

Aircraft Type
Airbus A300

ICAO Type Designator
A306

A UPS United Parcel Service Airbus A300-600, registration N172UP performing freight flight 5X-671 from Springfield,MO to Louisville,KY (USA), was in the initial climb out of Springfield's runway 20 when the left hand engine (PW4158) ingested birds prompting the crew to stop the climb at 3000 feet and return to Springfield for a safe landing on runway 14 about 15 minutes after departure.

The FAA reported the left engine sustained unknown birdstrike damage.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N172UP
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
TCDS Ident. No.
Manufacturer
AIRBUS
Aircraft Model / Type
A300 F4-622R
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
A306
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
Engine Type
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 1, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
UPS

Aircraft Registration
N172UP

Aircraft Type
Airbus A300

ICAO Type Designator
A306

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