United A319 at New York on Sep 29th 2021, bird strike

Last Update: September 30, 2021 / 17:06:20 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 29, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-743

Aircraft Registration
N4888U

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

A United Airbus A319-100, registration N4888U performing flight UA-743 from Washington Dulles,DC to New York La Guardia,NY (USA), was on final visual approach to La Guardia's runway 31 when the crew initiated a balked landing reporting birds. The aircraft positioned for another approach to runway 31 and landed safely about 14 minutes after the balked landing.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in New York about 17.5 hours after landing.

The FAA reported: "AIRCRAFT STRUCK SEVERAL BIRDS ON LANDING AND POST FLIGHT INSPECTION REVEALED DAMAGE TO THE NOSE CONE, NEW YORK, NY.", rated the damage minor and the occurrence an incident.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 29, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-743

Aircraft Registration
N4888U

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

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