Delta B739 at San Francisco on Apr 12th 2020, rejected takeoff due to geese strikes

Last Update: April 13, 2020 / 16:15:17 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 12, 2020

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-2049

Aircraft Registration
N867DN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-900

ICAO Type Designator
B739

A Delta Airlines Boeing 737-900, registration N867DN performing flight DL-2049 from San Francisco,CA to Atlanta,GA (USA), was accelerating for takeoff from San Francisco's runway 01R when the right hand engine ingested two geese prompting the crew to reject takeoff at high speed (above 100 knots over ground). The aircraft slowed, vacated the runway about 7100 feet/2150s meter down the runway and returned to the apron. Tower initiated a runway inspection.

The flight was cancelled.

The FAA reported the #2 engine ingested at least two geese on departure roll and rated the occurrence an incident with unknown damage.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 12, 2020

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-2049

Aircraft Registration
N867DN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-900

ICAO Type Designator
B739

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