United A319 at Dallas on Dec 1st 2018, bird strike causes loss of airspeed indication

Last Update: December 3, 2018 / 22:37:28 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 1, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-2169

Aircraft Registration
N815UA

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

A United Airbus A319-100, registration N815UA performing flight UA-2169 from Chicago O'Hare,IL to Dallas Ft. Worth,TX (USA), was on final approach to Dallas' runway 17L when a bird impacted one of the pitot probes causing the loss of associated airspeed indication. The crew initiated a go around and landed safely on runway 17L about 22 minutes later.

The FAA reported the aircraft sustained minor damage when a bird impacted one of the pitot probes causing the loss of airspeed indication.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 1, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-2169

Aircraft Registration
N815UA

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

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