Delta A21N at Lihue on Mar 25th 2024, bird strike

Last Update: March 26, 2024 / 19:44:25 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 25, 2024

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-344

Aircraft Registration
N550DN

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321-Neo

ICAO Type Designator
A21N

A Delta Airlines Airbus A321-200N, registration N550DN performing flight DL-344 from Seattle,WA to Lihue,HI (USA) with 185 people on board, landed on Lihue's runway 35 when a bird impacted the nose of the aircraft. The aircraft rolled out without further incident.

The FAA reported: "AIRCRAFT LANDED AND STRUCK A BIRD DAMAGING THE NOSE, LIHUE, HI."

The return flight was cancelled. The aircraft is still on the ground in Lihue about 14 hours after landing.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N550DN
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
AIRBUS
Aircraft Model / Type
A321-271NX
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
A21N
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
Mar 25, 2024

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-344

Aircraft Registration
N550DN

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321-Neo

ICAO Type Designator
A21N

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