Delta A333 at Amsterdam on Jul 26th 2020, bird strike

Last Update: July 27, 2020 / 22:04:29 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 26, 2020

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-73

Aircraft Registration
N805NW

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

A Delta Airlines Airbus 330-300, registration N805NW performing flight DL-73 from Amsterdam (Netherlands) to Atlanta,GA (USA), departed Amsterdam's runway 24 and climbed to cruise level 300. The aircraft was enroute about 230nm northwest of Glasgow,SC (UK) about to enter the oceanic crossing when the crew decided to return to Amsterdam due to a suspected bird strike at the right hand side. The aircraft landed safely back on Amsterdam's runway 18R, was inspected by emergency services and taxied to the apron.

The flight was cancelled.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for about 20 hours, then departed for a positioning flight DL-9930 to Atlanta.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 26, 2020

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-73

Aircraft Registration
N805NW

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

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