Delta A320 at Salt Lake City on Nov 10th 2022, bird strike

Last Update: November 16, 2022 / 14:56:51 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 10, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-2994

Aircraft Registration
N352NW

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A Delta Airlines Airbus A320-200, registration N352NW performing flight DL-2994 from Salt Lake City,UT to Chicago O'Hare,IL (USA), was climbing out of Salt Lake City's runway 34R when the aircraft flew through a flock of ducks, an engine (CFM56) emitted bangs and streaks of flames prompting the crew to stop the climb at about 10,000 feet and return to Salt Lake City for a safe landing on runway 34L about 15 minutes after departure.

A passenger reported there were flashes and bangs from the engine, the aircraft returned to Salt Lake City. After landing back the captain announced a number of duck carcasses had been found on the runway, they landed back with both engines running. The flight on the replacement A321 was uneventful.

A replacement A321-200 registration N344DN reached Chicago with a delay of about 3:40 hours.

The occurrence aircraft returned to service about 24 hours after landing back.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N352NW
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
AIRBUS INDUSTRIE
Aircraft Model / Type
A320-212
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
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 10, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-2994

Aircraft Registration
N352NW

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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