United B738 at San Francisco on Nov 22nd 2017, rejected takeoff due to bird strike
Last Update: November 23, 2017 / 23:18:48 GMT/Zulu time
At the time of the rejected takeoff another emergency following a bird strike was in progress, see Incident: Skywest E175 at San Francisco on Nov 22nd 2017, bird strike.
The Boeing crew reported they had been hit by a bird too, a turkey vulture.
The runway needed to be closed for about one hour until the cleaning of the runway was completed, arrivals and departures were significantly delayed.
A replacement Boeing 737-800 registration N27213 reached Seattle with a delay of 2.5 hours.
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