American B772 at New York on Jan 21st 2020, bird strike

Last Update: January 22, 2020 / 17:35:15 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 21, 2020

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-45

Aircraft Registration
N799AN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

An American Airlines Boeing 777-200, registration N799AN performing flight AA-45 from Paris Charles de Gaulle (France) to New York JFK,NY (USA), was in the flare to JFK's runway 04R when the aircraft flew through a flock of geese just past the runway threshold and initiated a go around. While climbing to 3000 feet the crew advised they might have an engine (Trent 892) problem and requested to stay on tower frequency and requested runway 04L for landing. The crew landed safely on runway 04L about 7 minutes after the go around. The crew advised they suspected a couple of birds at the approach end (=threshold) of runway 04R.

The FAA reported the aircraft received damage to its right hand engine when it struck a large flock of geese.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 21, 2020

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-45

Aircraft Registration
N799AN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

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