United B738 at Newark on Nov 12th 2020, post flight inspection reveals bird strike

Last Update: November 13, 2020 / 19:47:40 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 12, 2020

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-655

Aircraft Registration
N76519

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A United Boeing 737-800, registration N76519 performing flight UA-655 from Boston,MA to Newark,NJ (USA), departed Boston's runway 27 and completed a seemingly uneventful flight with a safe landing on Newark's runway 04R.

The FAA however reported a post flight inspection revealed the left hand engine (CFM56) had ingested a bird, there was also damage to the leading edge of the left hand wing.

The aircraft is still on the ground in Newark about 19 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 12, 2020

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-655

Aircraft Registration
N76519

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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