UPS B763 at New York on May 13th 2014, flock of geese

Last Update: May 16, 2014 / 13:39:39 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 13, 2014

Classification
Incident

Airline
UPS

Flight number
5X-2112

Aircraft Registration
N317UP

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

A UPS United Parcel Service Boeing 767-300 freighter, registration N317UP performing flight 5X-2112 from Louisville,KY to New York JFK,NY (USA), was on visual approach to JFK's runway 13L over the "Mill" about to turn right to align with the runway centerline when the aircraft flew through a flock of what appeared to be geese at about 800 feet AGL and received numerous hits. The crew reported the aircraft was handling fine and continued the approach for a safe landing on runway 13L.

The FAA reported the aircraft received damage to the wings and the left hand engine.

The aircraft remained on the ground throughout May 14th and resumed service on May 15th.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N317UP
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
767-34AF
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B763
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
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Engine Type
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 13, 2014

Classification
Incident

Airline
UPS

Flight number
5X-2112

Aircraft Registration
N317UP

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

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