Delta A320 at Orlando on Jun 11th 2018, bird strike

Last Update: June 12, 2018 / 17:25:14 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 11, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-2128

Aircraft Registration
N356NW

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A Delta Airlines Airbus A320-200, registration N356NW performing flight DL-2128 from Detroit,MI to Orlando,FL (USA), was on final approach to Orlando's runway 18R when the aircraft collided with a large bird. The aircraft continued for a safe landing.

The FAA reported the aircraft struck a Turkey Buzzard on final approach and received substantial damage but rated the occurrence an incident.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground in Orlando for about 18.5 hours, then returned to service.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 11, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-2128

Aircraft Registration
N356NW

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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