UPS B752 at Seattle on Nov 6th 2020, bird strike

Last Update: November 13, 2020 / 17:54:10 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 6, 2020

Classification
Incident

Airline
UPS

Aircraft Registration
N453UP

Aircraft Type
Boeing 757-200

ICAO Type Designator
B752

A UPS United Parcel Service Boeing 757-200, registration N453UP performing freight flight 5X-958 from Seattle Boeing Field,WA to Portland,OR (USA), was departing Boeing Field's runway 32L when upon rotation the aircraft encountered a bird strike. Tower advised the crew they saw a little dust coming up at their left hand side. The crew advised they had just had a bird strike. The crew stopped the climb at 4000 feet, joined a left downwind and landed safely on runway 32L about 18 minutes after departure. The aircraft stopped on the runway, the crew requested emergency services to check the left rear part of the aircraft for any damage e.g. like hydraulic or other fluids caused by the bird strike. Emergency services reported they did not see any leaks or damage to wings, engines (PW2040) or tail plane. The aircraft subsequently taxied to the apron with emergency services in trail.

The aircraft is still on the ground at Boeing Field about 7.5 hours after landing back.

The airport reported the aircraft ingested birds into one of its engines. A runway inspection did not find any debris on the runway.

On Nov 13th 2020 The Aviation Herald received information, the left hand engine was replaced, the aircraft was to fly from Boeing Field to Louisville,KY (USA) on Nov 11th 2020 but needed to divert to Boise,ID (USA) and is still on the ground in Boise on Nov 13th 2020.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N453UP
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
757-24APF
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B752
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
Engine Type
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Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 6, 2020

Classification
Incident

Airline
UPS

Aircraft Registration
N453UP

Aircraft Type
Boeing 757-200

ICAO Type Designator
B752

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