American B763 at Philadelphia on Mar 9th 2020, geese bend AoA

Last Update: March 10, 2020 / 18:35:32 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 9, 2020

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-2562

Aircraft Registration
N397AN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

An American Airlines Boeing 767-300, registration N397AN performing flight AA-2562 from Dallas Ft. Worth,TX to Philadelphia,PA (USA), was on approach to Philadelphia's runway 27R when the aircraft flew through a flock of geese. One of the geese struck the left Angle of Attack (AoA) sensor. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on runway 27R.

The FAA reported: "AIRCRAFT STRUCK A FLOCK OF GEESE ON APPROACH CAUSING DAMAGE TO THE LEFT AOA SENSOR, PHILADELPHIA, PA." and stated the damage was unknown. The occurrence was rated an incident.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground about 29.5 hours after landing in Philadelphia.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 9, 2020

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-2562

Aircraft Registration
N397AN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

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