Jetblue A320 at Fort Lauderdale on Jan 27th 2022, bird strike

Last Update: January 28, 2022 / 16:10:00 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 27, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
Jetblue

Flight number
B6-1411

Destination
Aruba, Aruba

Aircraft Registration
N640JB

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A Jetblue Airbus A320-200, registration N640JB performing flight B6-1411 from Fort Lauderdale,FL (USA) to Aruba (Aruba), was climbing out of Fort Lauderdale's runway 28L when a bird impacted the aircraft prompting the crew to stop the climb at 5000 feet and return to Fort Lauderdale for a safe landing on runway 28R about 15 minutes after departure.

The FAA reported: "SUFFERED BIRD STRIKE DURING DEPARTURE. A DENT WAS FOUND ABOVE THE CAPTAINS WINDSCREEN." and rated the damage minor.

A replacement A320-200 registration N662JB reached Aruba with a delay of 2:15 hours.

The occurrence aircraft returned to service about 21 hours after landing back.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N640JB
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
AIRBUS
Aircraft Model / Type
A320-232
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
A320
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
Jan 27, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
Jetblue

Flight number
B6-1411

Destination
Aruba, Aruba

Aircraft Registration
N640JB

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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