Frontier A320 at Trenton on Nov 23rd 2021, bird strikes

Last Update: November 27, 2021 / 16:31:23 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 23, 2021

Classification
Accident

Flight number
F9-820

Aircraft Registration
N233FR

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A Frontier Airlines Airbus A320-200, registration N233FR performing flight F9-820 from West Palm Beach,FL to Trenton,NJ (USA), was on approach to Trenton's runway 06 when the aircraft flew through birds and received a number of bird impacts. The aircraft continued for a safe landing.

The FAA reported: "AIRCRAFT STRUCK MULTIPLE BIRDS AND POST FLIGHT INSPECTION REVEALED A HOLE IN THE FUSELAGE, TRENTON, NJ.", the damage was unknown and the occurrence rated an incident.

The following day the FAA reported the damage was substantial and the occurrence is now rated an accident.

The aircraft remained on the ground in Trenton for about 70 hours before returning to service.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 23, 2021

Classification
Accident

Flight number
F9-820

Aircraft Registration
N233FR

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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