United A320 at Newark on Oct 31st 2021, bird strike

Last Update: November 1, 2021 / 17:56:51 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 31, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-2454

Aircraft Registration
N463UA

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A United Airbus A320-200, registration N463UA performing flight UA-2454 from Newark,NJ to Fort Meyers,FL (USA), was climbing out of Newark's runway 22R when the crew stopped the climb at about 11,000 feet following a bird strike right onto the windshield at about 8000 feet MSL and returned to Newark for a safe landing on runway 22L about 20 minutes after departure.

The FAA reported: "AIRCRAFT STRUCK A BIRD AFTER DEPARTURE DAMAGING NOSE CONE, NEWARK, NJ.", the damage was unknown and the occurrence was rated an incident.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 31, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-2454

Aircraft Registration
N463UA

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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