Delta B712 at Houston on Sep 21st 2020, flock of birds

Last Update: September 22, 2020 / 15:26:14 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 21, 2020

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-2088

Aircraft Registration
N947AT

Aircraft Type
Boeing 717-200

ICAO Type Designator
B712

A Delta Airlines Boeing 717-200, registration N947AT performing flight DL-2088 from Houston Hobby,TX to Atlanta,GA (USA), was in the initial climb out of Hobby Airport's runway 04 when the aircraft flew through a flock of birds and received a number of bird strikes. The crew stopped the climb at 8000 feet and diverted to Houston Intercontinental Airport,TX (USA) for a safe landing on runway 08L about 20 minutes after departure.

The FAA reported the aircraft received unknown damage to multiple areas.

A replacement Boeing 717-200 registration N955AT reached Atlanta with a delay of 5:20 hours.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N947AT
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
717-200
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B712
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
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Engine Type
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 21, 2020

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-2088

Aircraft Registration
N947AT

Aircraft Type
Boeing 717-200

ICAO Type Designator
B712

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