Allegiant MD83 at Orlando on Apr 15th 2012, bird strike

Last Update: April 16, 2012 / 15:03:58 GMT/Zulu time

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Apr 15, 2012

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An Allegiant McDonnell Douglas MD-83, flight G4-632 from Orlando Sanford,FL to Huntingdon,WV (USA), was climbing out of Sanford's runway 09L and had been cleared to climb to FL230 when after levelling off at FL230 the crew decided to return to Sanford Airport for a safe landing on runway 09L about 30 minutes after departure. The FAA reported "the aircraft struck a bird and returned to Sanford International Airport".
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Date of incident
Apr 15, 2012

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