PSA CRJ9 at Wilmington on Oct 9th 2017, coyote wasn't fast enough

Last Update: October 10, 2017 / 19:01:42 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 9, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
JIA5224

Aircraft Registration
N598NN

ICAO Type Designator
CRJ9

A PSA Airlines Canadair CRJ-900 on behalf of American Airlines, registration N598NN performing flight JIA5224/AA-5224 from Wilmington,NC to Charlotte,NC (USA), was accelerating for takeoff from Wilmington's runway 24 when the aircraft hit an animal on the runway. The crew continued takeoff but stopped the climb at 2000 feet and returned to Wilmington for a safe landing on runway 24 about 30 minutes after departure.

A runway inspection recovered debris from the runway.

The FAA reported the aircraft sustained damage to the nose gear when it struck an animal during the departure roll.

The airport reported the aircraft struck a coyote and returned to Wilmington. There were no injuries, however, the coyote was killed.

The flight was cancelled.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Wilmington about 17.5 hours after landing back.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N598NN
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOMBARDIER INC
Aircraft Model / Type
CL-600-2D24
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
CRJ9
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
Engine Type
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Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 9, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
JIA5224

Aircraft Registration
N598NN

ICAO Type Designator
CRJ9

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