American E190 at Boston on Jun 18th 2019, bird strike

Last Update: June 18, 2019 / 21:33:59 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 18, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-2165

Aircraft Registration
N946UW

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-190

ICAO Type Designator
E190

An American Airlines Embraer ERJ-190, registration N946UW performing flight AA-2165 from Boston,MA to New York La Guardia,NY (USA) with 94 people on board, was in the initial climb out of Boston's runway 09 when the crew reported they had a bird strike right on rotation, a fairly large bird, they requested to stop climb at 3000 feet and to return to Boston. They didn't know about any damage, however, as a precaution they left the flaps and slats in position. ATC advised they declared emergency for the flight. The aircraft returned to Boston for a safe landing on runway 04R about 15 minutes after departure.

The flight was cancelled.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 18, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-2165

Aircraft Registration
N946UW

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-190

ICAO Type Designator
E190

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