Commut E145 at Houston on Oct 17th 2021, bird strike

Last Update: October 18, 2021 / 16:09:54 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 17, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Commutair

Flight number
UA-4320

Aircraft Registration
N12163

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-145

ICAO Type Designator
E145

A Commutair Embraer ERJ-145 on behalf of United, registration N12163 performing flight UA-4320 from Mobile,AL to Houston Intercontinental,TX (USA), was on approach to Houston when the aircraft sustained a bird strike but continued for a safe landing on Houston's runway 08R.

The FAA reported: "AIRCRAFT STRUCK LARGE BIRD DAMAGING LEADING EDGE", the damage was unknown and the occurrence rated an incident.

The aircraft is still on the ground about 22 hours after landing.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N12163
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
EMBRAER
Aircraft Model / Type
EMB-145XR
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
E145
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
Engine Type
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 17, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Commutair

Flight number
UA-4320

Aircraft Registration
N12163

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-145

ICAO Type Designator
E145

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