American B38M at Boston on Nov 24th 2018, bird strike

Last Update: November 24, 2018 / 22:27:39 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 24, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-2666

Aircraft Registration
N306RC

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800MAX

ICAO Type Designator
B38M

An American Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8, registration N306RC performing flight AA-2666 from Boston,MA to Miami,FL (USA) with 172 passengers and 6 crew, was climbing out of Boston's runway 22L when the crew reported they thought they had a bird strike on takeoff and wanted to come back. After being handed off to departure the crew reported the bird strike was probably into the right hand engine (LEAP). The aircraft returned to Boston for a safe landing on runway 22L about 10 minutes after departure.

A replacement Boeing 737-800 registration N200NV reached Miami with a delay of 2.5 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 24, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-2666

Aircraft Registration
N306RC

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800MAX

ICAO Type Designator
B38M

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