Delta B763 at Orlando on Jun 7th 2021, bird strike

Last Update: June 8, 2021 / 18:18:28 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 7, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-2282

Aircraft Registration
N174DN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

A Delta Airlines Boeing 767-300, registration N174DN performing flight DL-2282 from Orlando,FL to Atlanta,GA (USA), was climbing out of Orlando's runway 17L. After contacting departure the crew advised they had a bird strike on takeoff right when they started to retract the landing gear, they had no abnormal indications and were consulting with dispatch. The crew continued to Atlanta for a safe landing on runway 09R about 65 minutes after departure.

The FAA reported a post flight inspection revealed a dent on the nose cone.

The aircraft is still on the ground in Atlanta about 27.5 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 7, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-2282

Aircraft Registration
N174DN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

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