Delta A319 at New York on Jul 6th 2020, hail strike

Last Update: July 7, 2020 / 16:25:05 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 6, 2020

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-1076

Aircraft Registration
N342NB

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

Airport ICAO Code
KLGA

A Delta Airlines Airbus A319-100, registration N342NB performing flight DL-1076 from West Palm Beach,FL to New York La Guardia,NY (USA), was on approach to New York's La Guardia Airport descending through about 3000 feet MSL when the aircraft flew through hail. The crew decided to divert to New York's JFK Airport, where the aircraft landed safely on JFK's runway 22R about 10 minutes later.

The FAA reported on Jul 7th 2020: "AIRCRAFT ENCOUNTERED TURBULENCE, EXPERIENCED NAVIGATION ISSUE AND DIVERTED TO JFK. AFTER LANDING AN INSPECTION WAS COMPLETED AND DAMAGE TO THE NOSE WAS DISCOVERED, NEW YORK, NY." Damage as well a phase of flight are unknown, the occurrence was rated an incident.

Metars:
KLGA 070051Z 12007KT 10SM BKN014 BKN130 OVC250 24/20 A3008 RMK AO2 SLP185 T02440200=
KLGA 070049Z 11008KT 10SM BKN014 BKN130 OVC250 24/20 A3008 RMK AO2=
KLGA 062351Z 10008KT 10SM FEW060 SCT130 BKN250 25/20 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP177 60005 T02500200 10350 20239 56007=
KLGA 062251Z 10006KT 10SM FEW060 SCT100 BKN250 25/18 A3006 RMK AO2 RAE37 TSE23 SLP180 P0001 T02500178=
KLGA 062229Z 12010KT 10SM -RA FEW060 BKN100 BKN250 25/18 A3003 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT E TSE23 CB DSNT E MOV SE P0001 T02500178=
KLGA 062151Z 16011KT 10SM -TSRA FEW030 SCT050CB BKN130 BKN250 25/19 A3004 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT NE AND SE SLP174 OCNL LIGIC SE TS SE MOV SE CB DSNT E MOV SE P0004 T02500194=
KLGA 062051Z 26010G23KT 7SM -TSRA SCT028 BKN055CB BKN100 BKN250 24/20 A3008 RMK AO2 PK WND 22029/2025 WSHFT 2024 LTG DSNT ALQDS RAB11 PRESRR SLP184 FRQ LTGICCG OHD-SW-NW TS OHD-SW-NW MOV SE P0000 60000 T02440200 53031=
KLGA 062044Z 25015G26KT 10SM -TSRA SCT032 BKN055CB BKN100 BKN250 25/19 A3007 RMK AO2 PK WND 22029/2025 WSHFT 2024 LTG DSNT ALQDS RAB11 FRQ LTGICCG OHD-SW-NW TS OHD-SW-NW MOV SE P0000 T02500194=
KLGA 061951Z 16018G23KT 10SM TS SCT050CB SCT100 BKN250 33/14 A3000 RMK AO2 WSHFT 1927 LTG DSNT S-NW TSB27E42B46 SLP159 OCNL LTGICCG NW TS NW MOV SE T03280144=
KLGA 061947Z 16015G23KT 10SM TS SCT050CB SCT100 BKN250 33/14 A3000 RMK AO2 WSHFT 1927 LTG DSNT SW-NW TSB27E42B46 PRESRR OCNL LTGICCG NW TS NW MOV SE=
KLGA 061942Z 16014G21KT 10SM VCTS SCT050CB SCT100 BKN250 34/14 A2999 RMK AO2 WSHFT 1927 LTG DSNT SW-NW TSB27E42 OCNL LTGICCG NW TS NW MOV SE T03390144=
KLGA 061927Z 12010G15KT 10SM TS SCT050 SCT100 BKN250 34/14 A2998 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT SW-NW TSB27 T03440144=
KLGA 061851Z 05011KT 10SM FEW080 FEW250 34/15 A2998 RMK AO2 WSHFT 1801 LTG DSNT SW SLP153 T03440150=
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 6, 2020

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-1076

Aircraft Registration
N342NB

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

Airport ICAO Code
KLGA

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