American A321 near Las Vegas on Apr 21st 2016, bird strike

Last Update: April 21, 2016 / 20:19:45 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 21, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-713

Aircraft Registration
N538UW

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

An American Airlines Airbus A321-200, registration N538UW performing flight AA-713 from Las Vegas,NV to Charlotte,NC (USA) with 174 passengers and 6 crew, was climbing out of Las Vegas' runway 07R when a bird impacted a windshield. The aircraft initially continued the climb, but stopped the climb at FL190 when the windshield cracked. The aircraft diverted to Phoenix,AZ (USA) for a safe landing about 110 minutes after departure.

A replacement Airbus A321-200 registration N543UW reached Charlotte with a delay of 2 hours.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N538UW
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
AIRBUS
Aircraft Model / Type
A321-231
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
A321
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
Apr 21, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-713

Aircraft Registration
N538UW

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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