American A321 at Philadelphia on Oct 1st 2021, bird strike

Last Update: October 4, 2021 / 17:10:59 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 1, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-2531

Aircraft Registration
N917UY

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

An American Airlines Airbus A321-200, registration N917UY performing flight AA-2531 from Philadelphia,PA to Orlando,FL (USA) with 195 passengers and 6 crew, was in the initial climb out of Philadelphia's runway 27L when the left hand engine (V2533) ingested a bird prompting the crew to stop the climb at 5000 feet and return to Philadelphia for a safe landing on runway 27L about 25 minutes after departure.

A runway inspection found bird debris on the runway.

A replacement A321-200 registration N987AM reached Orlando with a delay of 7.5 hours.

The occurrence aircraft returned to service about 63 hours after landing back.

The FAA reported: "AIRCRAFT STRUCK A BIRD DAMAGING #1 ENGINE, PHILADELPHIA, PA." and stated the damage was minor.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 1, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-2531

Aircraft Registration
N917UY

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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