Delta MD90 at Philadelphia on Sep 21st 2018, bird strike

Last Update: September 24, 2018 / 20:52:57 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 21, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-967

Aircraft Registration
N960DN

ICAO Type Designator
MD90

A Delta Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-90, registration N960DN performing flight DL-967 from Philadelphia,PA to Minneapolis,MN (USA), departed Philadelphia's runway 27R, upon being handed off to departure the crew advised tower they had hit an animal on the runway right at rotation at their right hand side, possibly a bird. The aircraft continued to destination for a safe landing without further incident.

The FAA reported the aircraft received unknown damage when it hit a bird on departure.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground in Minneapolis for about 36 hours, then returned to service.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 21, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-967

Aircraft Registration
N960DN

ICAO Type Designator
MD90

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