UPS MD11 at Kansas City on Nov 7th 2019, flock of geese affecting all engines

Last Update: November 12, 2019 / 17:49:06 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 7, 2019

Classification
Accident

Airline
UPS

Aircraft Registration
N256UP

ICAO Type Designator
MD11

A UPS United Parcel Service McDonnell Douglas MD-11, registration N256UP performing freight flight 5X-661 from Kansas City,MO to Louisville,KY (USA) with 2 crew, was climbing through about 8000 feet out of Kansas City's runway 01L when the crew reported they had flown through a large flock of geese, all engines (CF6) were still running though with vibrations, they wanted to return immediately. The crew advised they would stop on the runway. The aircraft landed safely on runway 01L about 11 minutes after departure and stopped on the runway for a brief stop before taxiing to the apron. The crew advised during taxi, they saw at least a dozen geese, the #1 (left hand) engine was worst affected.

The FAA reported the aircraft received minor damage while flying through a flock of geese about 5nm northeast of the airport.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N256UP
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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TCDS Ident. No.
Manufacturer
MCDONNELL DOUGLAS
Aircraft Model / Type
MD-11F
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
MD11
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
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Engine Type
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 7, 2019

Classification
Accident

Airline
UPS

Aircraft Registration
N256UP

ICAO Type Designator
MD11

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