United B738 at San Francisco on Oct 9th 2019, bird strike

Last Update: October 10, 2019 / 22:45:42 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 9, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-1931

Aircraft Registration
N78509

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A United Boeing 737-800, registration N78509 performing flight UA-1931 from San Francisco,CA to Santa Ana,CA (USA) with 162 people on board, departed San Francisco's runway 01L when the crew reported they had a bird strike right on rotation, no assistance was needed though. The crew continued the departure, were handed off to departure and about two minutes later declared emergency advising they were now getting a vibration. The crew stopped the climb at 5000 feet and returned to San Francisco burning off fuel and landing on San Francisco's runway 28L about 35 minutes after departure.

A replacement Boeing 737-800 registration N14219 reached Santa Ana with a delay of 2:15 hours.

The occurrence aircraft returned to service about 11 hours after landing back.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 9, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-1931

Aircraft Registration
N78509

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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