American B38M at Saint Vincent on Jun 5th 2021, rejected takeoff due to birdstrikes

Last Update: June 7, 2021 / 09:02:46 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 5, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-1427

Departure
Saint Vincent

Aircraft Registration
N339SU

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800MAX

ICAO Type Designator
B38M

An American Airlines Boeing 737-8 MAX, registration N339SU performing flight AA-1427 from Saint Vincent (Saint Vincent and Grenadines) to Miami,FL (USA), was accelerating for takeoff from Saint Vincent Argyle Airport's runway 22 when a flock of birds flew up and a number of bird strikes occurred. The crew rejected takeoff at high speed and were able to stop the aircraft before the end of the runway.

A replacement Boeing 737-800 registration N929NN reached Miami with a delay of 28 hours.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Saint Vincent.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 5, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-1427

Departure
Saint Vincent

Aircraft Registration
N339SU

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800MAX

ICAO Type Designator
B38M

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