UPS B752 at Rockford on Oct 9th 2017, bird strike

Last Update: October 11, 2017 / 15:40:31 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 9, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
UPS

Flight number
5X-555

Aircraft Registration
N420UP

Aircraft Type
Boeing 757-200

ICAO Type Designator
B752

A UPS United Parcel Service Boeing 757-200, registration N420UP performing flight 5X-555 from Minneapolis,MN to Rockford,IL (USA), was on approach to Rockford's runway 07 when a bird impacted the aircraft. The crew continued for a safe landing on runway 07.

The FAA reported the aircraft sustained minor damage to a landing light.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for about 4.5 hours, then returned to service.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N420UP
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
757-24APF
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B752
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
Oct 9, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
UPS

Flight number
5X-555

Aircraft Registration
N420UP

Aircraft Type
Boeing 757-200

ICAO Type Designator
B752

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