American A320 at Fort Myers on Feb 27th 2022, bird strike on final

Last Update: February 28, 2022 / 16:49:56 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 27, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-1866

Aircraft Registration
N121UW

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An American Airlines Airbus A320-200, registration N121UW performing flight AA-1866 from Philadelphia,PA to Fort Myers,FL (USA), was on final approach to Fort Myers' runway 24 when a bird impacted the aircraft. The aircraft continued for a safe landing.

The FAA reported: "AIRCRAFT STRUCK A BIRD ON FINAL APPROACH LEAVING A DENT ON THE NOSE, FORT MYERS, FL.", the damage was "UNKNOWN" and the occurrence was rated an incident.

The aircraft remained on the ground for about 5 hours, then departed for the return flight.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N121UW
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
AIRBUS INDUSTRIE
Aircraft Model / Type
A320-214
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
A320
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 27, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-1866

Aircraft Registration
N121UW

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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