ATI B762 at Sacramento on Oct 6th 2018, bird strike

Last Update: October 9, 2018 / 18:18:21 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 6, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
8C-3750

Aircraft Registration
N714AX

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-200

ICAO Type Designator
B762

An ATI Air Transport International Boeing 767-200 freighter, registration N714AX performing flight 8C-3750 from Sacramento,CA to Chicago Rockford,IL (USA), was in the initial climb out of Sacramento's runway 34L when the crew reported a possible bird strike, they needed to return to Sacramento. The aircraft levelled off at 3000 feet MSL for a quick right hand pattern to runway 34L and landed safely back on runway 34L about 10 minutes after departure.

The crew subsequently reported the right hand engine (CF6) had sustained some heavy damage to the N1 compressor.

The FAA reported the aircraft struck a bird and returned to Sacramento, the aircraft sustained minor damage.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 6, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
8C-3750

Aircraft Registration
N714AX

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-200

ICAO Type Designator
B762

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